Laiyolo language

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Native toIndonesia
Native speakers
800 (1997)[1]
  • Laiyolo
  • Barang-Barang
Language codes
ISO 639-3lji

Laiyolo (Layolo) is an Austronesian language of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is spoken at the southern tip of Selayar Island and belongs to the Wotu–Wolio branch of the Celebic subgroup.[3][4]


  1. ^ Laiyolo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Laiyolo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Donohue, Mark. (2004). "The pretenders to the Muna-Buton group." In Bowden, J. and Himmelmann, N. (eds.). Papers in Austronesian subgrouping and dialectology, pp. 21-36. Canberra: Australian National University. (Pacific Linguistics 563)
  4. ^ Mead, David. (2003). "Evidence for a Celebic supergroup." In Lynch, John (ed.). Issues in Austronesian historical phonology, pp. 115-141. Canberra: Australian National University. (Pacific Linguistics 550)