Selaru languages

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Selaru
Geographic
distribution:
Maluku Islands
Linguistic classification: Austronesian
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: sout2890[1]

The Selaru languages are a pair of Austronesian languages (geographically Central–Eastern Malayo-Polynesian languages) spoken in the Tanimbar Islands of Indonesia. They are not closely related, being 56% lexically similar (Ethnologue).

References[edit]

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