Aru languages

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Aru
Geographic
distribution:
Indonesia
Linguistic classification: Austronesian
Glottolog: aruu1241[1]

The Aru languages are a group of a dozen Austronesian languages spoken on the Aru Islands in Indonesia. None are spoken by more than ten thousand people. Although geographically within the Central Maluku languages, they are not part of that group linguistically (Ross 1995).

The languages are: Barakai, Batuley, Dobel, Karey, Koba, Kola, Kompane, Lola, Lorang, Manombai, Mariri, East Tarangan, West Tarangan, Ujir

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Aru". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.