Seluwasan language

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Native to Indonesia
Region Tanimbar Islands
Native speakers
(2,840 cited 1980)[1]
  • Makatian
Language codes
ISO 639-3 sws
Glottolog selu1242[2]

Seluwasan is an Austronesian language of Yamdena, in the Maluku Islands of Indonesia. It is not close to Selaru. Makatian dialect is distinct.


  1. ^ Seluwasan at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Seluwasan". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.