Hitu language

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Native to Indonesia
Region Ambon Island, Maluku
Native speakers
(16,000 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 htu
Glottolog hitu1239[2]

Hitu is an Austronesian spoken on Ambon Island in eastern Indonesia, part of a dialect chain of Seram Island.

Hitu is the name of a village; each of the villages, Wakal, Morela, Mamala, Hitu, and Hila, are said to have their own dialect.


  1. ^ Hitu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Hitu". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.