Selaru languages

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Selaru
Geographic
distribution
Maluku Islands
Linguistic classification Austronesian
Subdivisions
Glottolog sout2890[1]

The Selaru languages are a pair of Austronesian languages (geographically Central–Eastern Malayo-Polynesian languages) spoken in the Tanimbar Islands of Indonesia. They are not closely related, being 56% lexically similar (Ethnologue).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Southern Southeast Maluku". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.