Selaru language

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Native toIndonesia
RegionTanimbar Islands
Native speakers
8,000 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3slu

Selaru is an Austronesian language of Selaru and Yamdena, in the Maluku Islands of Indonesia. Linguistically is not close to Seluwasan, its nearest relative.


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