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Wawonii

A language of Indonesia (Sulawesi)

ISO 639-3wow

Population  22,000 (1991 SIL). 14,000 Wawonii, 7,500 Menui.
Region  Southeast Sulawesi, Wawonii and Menui islands near Kendari.
Language map  Indonesia, Sulawesi, reference number 112
Alternate names   Wowonii
Dialects  Wawonii, Menui. Lexical similarity: 75% with Bungku [bkz] and Tulambatu dialect of Bungku [bkz], 66% with Taloki [lbw], Kulisusu [vkl], and Koroni [xkq], 65% with Moronene [mqn].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Celebic, Eastern, Southeastern, Bungku-Tolaki, Eastern, East Coast
Comments  Muslim.