30,000 (2002 UKAW).
Nusa Tenggara Timur province: Bokai, Keka, Korbafo, Talae, and Termanu areas on central Rote island.
Pa’da (Termanu), Pa’da Kona (Keka-Talae, Southern Termanu), Korbafo (Korbaffo), Bokai. Reportedly seems more similar to Lole [llg] than to other varieties on Rote. Korbafo and Bokai may need to be separated for sociolinguistic reasons.
Latin script [Latn].