Native toIndonesia
RegionNorth Maluku
Native speakers
(2,900 cited 1982)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3gzn

Gane is an Austronesian language of southern Halmahera, Indonesia, spoken by the Gane people. There are estimated to be roughly 5200 native speakers of the language.[2][better source needed] It is closely related to the Taba language.[3]


  1. ^ Gane at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Gane in Indonesia". Retrieved 2021-05-16.
  3. ^ Burhanuddin; Mahyuni; Sukri (2020). "Internal Innovations of Gane Language in South Halmahera, North Maluku A Historical Linguistics Study". In Nuria Haristiani; Yulianeta Yanty Wirza; Wawan Gunawan; Eri Kurniawan; Dante Darmawangsa; Ari Arifin Danuwijaya (eds.). Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education (ICOLLITE 2020). Atlantis Press. pp. 123–130. doi:10.2991/assehr.k.201215.019. ISBN 978-94-6239-303-5.