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Komering

A language of Indonesia (Sumatra)

ISO 639-3kge
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Population  470,000 (2000 census). 20,000 in Jakarta (1992).
Region  Along Komering River from Lake Ranau to near Palembang.
Language map  Indonesia, Sumatra, reference number 20
Alternate names   Kumoring
Dialects  Upstream Komering, Downstream Komering, Komering, Kayu Agung Asli, Kayu Agung. Lexical similarity: 70% with the Kalianda dialect of Lampung Api [ljp]; 74% with Sungkai dialect of Lampung Api (most similar).
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Lampung
Language use  Vigorous. Home, village. All ages. Positive attitude. Also use Indonesian [ind].
Language development  Radio programs.
Comments  Agriculturalists: wet rice. Muslim (Shafi Sunni).