Helong (ISO: heg) is a language of about 14,00 speakers spoken in the far west of the island of Timor. It was originally spoken in the capital city of Kupang, but was pushed westward.
Abui (ISO: abz) is a Papuan langauge of Alor. The expat Abui community living in Kupang was documented for this project.
Uab Meto at Buraen
Uab Meto (ISO: aoz) is a cluster of languages and dialects spoken on the western part of the island of Timor, on both sides of the border. It is estimated that there are 700,000 speakers of all the varieties of Uab Meto combined. Uab Meto at Buraen refers to the variety spoken within the administrative village of Buraen in the subdistrict of Amarasi Selatan.
Uab Meto at Amarasi Nekmese
Amarasi Nekmese (ISO: aaz) is an Austronesian language just southeast of Kupang. It is a part of the Uab Meto cluster of languages.
Termanu (ISO: twu) is a dialect of Termanu spoken on the island of Rote. Speakers of Rote Termanu migrated from Rote island and are the only Rotinese on the island of Timor. It’s estimated to have 14,000 speakers.
The language is the language of Malay-Polynesian branch in the Austronesian language family. Speakers of this language are scattered on area of Rote Barat Daya District, Rote Ndao District, NTT-Indonesia.
Sar is a language belonging to the Timor-Alor-Pantar family, a Papuan language. Two generations ago, Sar was spoken by approximately 100 speakers living in Sargang and Lalafang. Currently, there are only three speakers left. The single remaining active speaker is Bapak Henrik Lambolang, pictured here.
Rote Lole (ISO: llg) is an Austronesian language spoken in the south eastern part of the island of Rote. has an estimated 20,000 speakers.