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Lolak

A language of Indonesia (Sulawesi)

ISO 639-3llq

Population  3,000 (2004 SIL).
Region  North Sulawesi, Bolaang Mongondow District, Lolak, Mongkoinit, and Motabang villages.
Language map  Indonesia, Sulawesi, reference number 53
Dialects  Structurally related to Gorontalo [gor], but with heavy lexical borrowing from Mongondow [mog]. Lexical similarity: 79% with Mongondow, 66% with Ponosakan [pns], 63% with Kaidipang [kzp].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Philippine, Greater Central Philippine, Gorontalo-Mongondow, Gorontalic
Language use  Also use Mongondow.
Comments  Muslim.
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