Dhao

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Dao, Kahore, Ndao, Ndaonese, Ndaundau
Population

5,000 (1997 A. Ranoh).

Location

Nusa Tenggara Timur Province, Rote Ndao regency, Ndao island off western tip of Rote island; other settlements scattered on Rote and Timor islands.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Related to Hawu [hvn]. Complex phonology.

Language Development
Dictionary. NT: 2012.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.