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Fataluku language

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Fataluku (also known as Dagaga, Dagoda', Dagada) is a Papuan language spoken by approximately 30,000 people of Fataluku ethnicity in the eastern areas of East Timor, especially around Lospalos and a dialect of it, Oirata, is spoken in Kisar, Moluccas in Indonesia. [1]

17 relations: Arthur Capell, Constitution, East Timor, Indonesia, Kisar, Languages of East Timor, Lospalos, Maluku Islands, National language, Oirata language, Oirata–Makasai languages, Papuan languages, Paradisec, Rusenu language, Timor–Alor–Pantar languages, Trans–New Guinea languages, West Bomberai languages.

Arthur Capell

Arthur Capell (28 March 1902 – 1986) was an Australian linguist, who made major contributions to the study of Australian languages, Austronesian languages and Papuan languages.

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A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.

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East Timor

East Timor or Timor-Leste (Tetum: Timór Lorosa'e), officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (República Democrática de Timor-Leste, Repúblika Demokrátika Timór-Leste), is a sovereign state in Maritime Southeast Asia.

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Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

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Kisar, also known as Yotowawa, is a small island in the Southwestern Moluccas in Indonesia.

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Languages of East Timor

The languages of East Timor include both Austronesian and Papuan languages.

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Lospalos (sometimes mistakenly written Los Palos) is a city in East Timor, to the east of Dili, the national capital.

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Maluku Islands

The Maluku Islands or the Moluccas are an archipelago within Banda Sea, Indonesia.

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National language

A national language is a language (or language variant, e.g. dialect) that has some connection—de facto or de jure—with people and the territory they occupy.

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Oirata language

Oirata or Woirata (also known as Maaro) is a Papuan language spoken on the island of Kisar in Indonesia, and in Ambon.

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Oirata–Makasai languages

The Oirata–Makasai, or Eastern Timor, languages are a small family of Papuan languages spoken in eastern Timor and the neighboring island of Kisar.

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Papuan languages

The Papuan languages are the non-Austronesian and non-Australian languages spoken on the western Pacific island of New Guinea, and neighbouring islands, by around 4 million people.

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The Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (Paradisec) is a cross-institutional project that supports work on endangered languages and cultures of the Pacific and the region around Australia.

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Rusenu language

Rusenu is a virtually extinct Papuan language discovered in 2007.

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Timor–Alor–Pantar languages

The Timor–Alor–Pantar (TAP) languages are a family of Papuan (non-Austronesian) languages spoken in Timor, Kisar, and the Alor archipelago in Southern Indonesia.

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Trans–New Guinea languages

Trans–New Guinea (TNG) is an extensive family of Papuan languages spoken in New Guinea and neighboring islands, perhaps the third-largest language family in the world by number of languages.

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West Bomberai languages

The West Bomberai languages are a family of Papuan languages spoken on the Bomberai Peninsula of western New Guinea and in East Timor and neighboring islands of Indonesia.

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Dagada, Dagoda language, Dagoda', Fataluku, ISO 639:ddg.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fataluku_language

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