Dawera-Daweloor language

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Native to Indonesia
Region Maluku
Native speakers
1,300 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ddw
Glottolog dawe1237[2]
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Dawera-Daweloor is an Austronesian language spoken in six villages on Dawera and Daweloor islands in South Maluku, Indonesia.



Dawera-Daweloor has the following consonants.[3]

Bilabial Coronal Palatal Velar Glottal
Stop: voiceless p t k
Stop: voiced d
Fricative s h
Nasal m n
Lateral l
Rhotic r
Semivowel w j


Dawera-Daweloor has the following vowels.[3]

front back
High i u
Non-High e a o


  1. ^ Dawera-Daweloor at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Dawera-Daweloor". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ a b Chlenova 2002.


  • Svetlana Chlenova. 2002. "Daweloor, A Southwest Moluccan Language," Malaisko-indoneziiskie Issledovanlija 15:145-175.

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