Ambonese Malay
Region Maluku Islands
(250,000 cited 1987)
1.4 million L2 speakers
Malay Creole
  • East Indonesian
    • Ambonese Malay
Dialects Papuan Malay?
AreaCentral Maluku, Ambon, Haruku, Nusa Laut, Saparua Islands, along the coastal areas of Seram, and south Maluku. Also in Netherlands, United States.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 abs
Glottolog ambo1250
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