Banda language (Maluku)

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Not to be confused with Banda languages.
Native to Indonesia
Region Kei Islands
Native speakers
unknown (3,000 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bnd
Glottolog band1355[2]

Banda is one of two languages of the Kei Islands, along with Kei itself.


  1. ^ Banda at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Banda (Indonesia)". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.