Liabuku language

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Native to Sulawesi, Indonesia
Region Buton Island
Native speakers
75  (2004)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lix
Glottolog liab1237[2]

Liabuku is an Austronesian language of Buton Island, off the southeast coast of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Considered a dialect of Muna, it's more divergent than other Muna dialects.


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