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Tombelala

A language of Indonesia (Sulawesi)

ISO 639-3ttp

Population  1,100 (1995 SIL).
Region  Central Sulawesi, Bungku Tengah subdistrict. 4 villages.
Language map  Indonesia, Sulawesi, reference number 96
Alternate names   Mbelala, Belala, Bela, “Baria”
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 66%–76% with Pamona [pmf] varieties and 38% with Bungku [bkz].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Celebic, Kaili-Pamona, Northern, Pamona
Language use  Consider themselves part of Pamona. Also use Indonesian [ind].
Comments  Muslim.
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