Laiyolo
Loa’
Native toIndonesia
RegionSulawesi
Native speakers
(800 cited 1997)[1]
Dialects
  • Laiyolo
  • Barang-Barang
Language codes
ISO 639-3lji
Glottologlaiy1246
ELPLaiyolo

Laiyolo (Layolo) or Loa’[2] is an Austronesian language of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is spoken at the southern tip of Selayar Island and belongs to the Wotu–Wolio branch of the Celebic subgroup.[3][4]

Barang-Barang is a variety of Laiyolo.[5]

References

  1. ^ Laiyolo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Mead, David. (2003). "Evidence for a Celebic supergroup." In Lynch, John (ed.). Issues in Austronesian historical phonology, pp. 115-141. Canberra: Australian National University. (Pacific Linguistics 550)
  3. ^ Donohue, Mark. (2004). "The pretenders to the Muna-Buton group." In Bowden, J. and Himmelmann, N. (eds.). Papers in Austronesian subgrouping and dialectology, pp. 21-36. Canberra: Australian National University. (Pacific Linguistics 563)
  4. ^ Mead, David. (2003). "Evidence for a Celebic supergroup." In Lynch, John (ed.). Issues in Austronesian historical phonology, pp. 115-141. Canberra: Australian National University. (Pacific Linguistics 550)
  5. ^ Laidig, Wyn D. and Maingak, Sahabu Dg. 1999. Barang-barang phonology: a preliminary description. In Wyn D. Laidig (ed.), Studies in Sulawesi linguistics, part VI, 46-83. Jakarta, Indonesia: Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya.