Luang language

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Luang
Literi Lagona
Native to Indonesia
Region Babar Islands
Native speakers
18,000 (1995)[1]
Austronesian
Dialects
  • Lakor
  • Luang
  • Moa
  • ? Wetan (Wetang)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lex
Glottolog luan1263[2]

Luang, also known as Literi Lagona (Letri Lgona), is an Austronesian language spoken in the Babar Islands in Maluku, Indonesia. It shares much vocabulary with the neighboring Leti language.[3]

References

  1. ^ Luang at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Luang". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Taber, Mark (1993). "Toward a Better Understanding of the Indigenous Languages of Southwestern Maluku." Oceanic Linguistics, Vol. 32, No. 2 (Winter, 1993), pp. 389–441. University of Hawai'i.

External links

  • Luang Bible
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