1,220 (1987 SIL).
Maluku province: southeast Maluku Barat Daya regency; Kisar island, Oirata village; some in Ambon city.
None known. Not related to other languages on Oirata or to central Maluku languages. Not closely related to languages in East Timor.
A few also use Kisar [kje], on Kisar island.