Saparua language

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Native to Indonesia
Region Seram and Saparua Islands, Moluccas
Native speakers
(10,200 cited 1989)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 spr
Glottolog sapa1251[2]

Saparua is an Austronesian spoken in the Mulukus of eastern Indonesia. Dialects are diverse, and Latu might be included as one.


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