Padoe

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Alalao, Mori, Pado-e, Padoé, South Mori
Population

5,000 (1991 P. Vuorinen).

Location

Sulawesi Selatan province: Luwu Utara regency, Malili, Mangkutana, and Nuha sub-districts, 9 villages inland between Lake Mantana and Usu arm of Bone bay.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Central Padoe, Western Padoe. 2 dialects. Lexical similarity: 73%–86% with Mori Atas [mzq], 75% with Mori Bawah [xmz].

Language Use

Vigorous. Also use Indonesian [ind].

Language Development
Dictionary. Texts.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, Muslim.

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