Serua language

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from ISO 639:srw)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Serua
Native toIndonesia
RegionSeram Island
Extinct(date missing)[1]
Austronesian
Language codes
ISO 639-3srw
Glottologseru1245

Serua is an extinct Austronesian language originally spoken on Serua Island in Maluku, Indonesia. Speakers were relocated to Seram due to volcanic activity on Serua.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Serua at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Taber, Mark (1993). "Toward a better understanding of the Indigenous Languages of Southwestern Maluku". Oceanic Linguistics. 32 (2): 389–441. JSTOR 3623199.

Further reading[edit]

M. A. Chlenov and Chlenova, Svetlana. 2000. Serua, a vanishing language in Eastern Indonesia. In Nataliya F. Alieva (ed.), Malaysko-indoneziyskiye issledovaniya, XVI, 265-299. Moscow.