[aka Timor Amarasi,]

Classification: Austronesian



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Part of Uab Meto language chain. Similar to Uab Meto [aoz], but with differences in phonology, vocabulary, and discourse, with semantic shifts, structural differences, intelligibility problems. Ro'is Tais Nonof dialect has intonation like Ro'is dialect, vocabulary like Kotos dialect. Southwest tip of Timor Island. 80 villages. Kotos is central and east, Ro'is is west, Ro'is Tais Nonof is south, Ro'is Hero surrounded by Helong.

Timor Amarasi

Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Timor

ISO 639-3


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