Tukang Besi
Country Indonesia
Region Sulawesi, Tukang Besi Archipelago
Speakers
(250,000 cited 1995)
Family
AreaTukang Besi archipelago south islands, Binongko and Tomea islands off Sutheast Sulawesi; Maluku, Taliabu, Mongole, Sulabesi, Buru, Seram, Ambon, and Alor islands. Bonerate dialect in Bonerate, Madu, Kalaotoa, and Karompa islands in Selayar District, South Sulawesi; numerous settlements throughout western Papua.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 Either:
khc – Tukang Besi North
bhq – Tukang Besi South
Glottolog tuka1247
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