Maba

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Bicoli, Bitjoli, Ingli
Population

6,620 (2000).

Location

North Maluku Province. Halmahera island, southeast peninsula, north coast facing Buli bay; Wasilei area.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Also use Indonesian [ind]. Used as L2 by Sawai [szw].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%.
Other Comments

Muslim.