Haruku language

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Haruku
Native toIndonesia
RegionHaruku Island, Moluccas
Native speakers
(18,000 cited 1989)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3hrk
Glottologharu1244[2]

Haruku is an Austronesian spoken on Haruku Island, just east of Ambon Island in eastern Indonesia, part of a dialect chain around Seram Island.

Each of the villages, Hulaliu, Pelauw, Kailolo, and Rohomoni, is said to have its own dialect.

References[edit]

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