East Damar language

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East Damar
South Damar
Native toIndonesia
RegionDamar Island
Native speakers
(2,800 cited 1990)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3dmr
Glottologeast2472[2]

East Damar is one of two Austronesian languages spoken on Damar Island and islets just to the south in Maluku, Indonesia. It is not closely related to the other language of Damar Island, the highly divergent West Damar language.

References[edit]

  1. ^ East Damar at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "East Damar". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.