Taloki

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Talloki, Taluki
Population

550 (2005 R. Van den Berg). 400 in Maligano, 150 in Wakalambe.

Location

Sulawesi Tenggara Province, northwest coast, Buton island, Buton Utara regency; Wakorumba and Kapontori subdistricts, Maligano and Wakalambe villages.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 77% with Kulisusu [vkl]; 75% with Koroni [xkq]; 66% with Wawonii [wow], Bungku [bkz], and Tulambatu dialect of Bungku [bkz]; 65% with Moronene [mqn].

Language Use

Under pressure from Indonesian [ind] (Wurm 2007). Also use Muna [mnb] (Wurm 2007).

Other Comments

Muslim.

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