Gane language

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Native toIndonesia
RegionNorth Maluku
Native speakers
(2,900 cited 1982)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3gzn

Gane is an Austronesian language of southern Halmahera, Indonesia, spoken by the Gane people. There are estimated to be roughly 5200 native speakers.[2][better source needed] It is closely related to the Taba language.[3]


  1. ^ Gane at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Project, Joshua. "Gane in Indonesia". Retrieved 2021-05-16.
  3. ^ Mahyuni, Sukri; Burhanuddin (January 2020). "Internal Innovations of Gane Language in South Halmahera, North Maluku A Historical Linguistics Study". 4th International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education.