Mamasa

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Mamasa Toraja
Population

100,000 (1991 SIL).

Location

West Sulawesi Province, Mamasa regency, along Mamasa river.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Central Mamasa, Northern Mamasa, Pattae’ (Binuang, Binuang-Paki-Batetanga-Anteapi, Patta’ Binuang, Southern Mamasa, Tae’). Lexical similarity: 78% with Toraja-Sa’dan [ska].

Language Use

Vigorous.

Language Development
NT: 2011.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian, Muslim (Pattae’), traditional religion.