Teor-Kur language

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Native toIndonesia
RegionMaluku Islands
Native speakers
(4,500 cited 1986–2000)[1]
  • Teor (Tio’or)
  • Kur
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
kuv – Kur
tev – Teor

Teor and Kur are two varieties of Austronesian (geographically Central–Eastern Malayo-Polynesian) spoken near Kei Island, Indonesia. They are reportedly mutually intelligible.


  1. ^ Kur at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Teor at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Teor–Kur". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.