Liabuku language

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Native to Sulawesi, Indonesia
Region Buton Island
Native speakers
75 (2004)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lix
Glottolog liab1237[2]

Liabuku is an Austronesian language of Buton Island, off the southeast coast of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Considered a dialect of Muna, it is more divergent than other Muna dialects.


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