Emplawas language

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Native to Indonesia
Region Maluku
Native speakers
250 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 emw
Glottolog empl1237[2]

Emplawas is an Austronesian language spoken in a single village on Babar Island in South Maluku, Indonesia.


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

Further reading[edit]

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.