Talaud
Native toIndonesia
RegionTalaud Islands, North Sulawesi, Talaud Islands
Native speakers
82,000 (2000 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3tld
Glottologtala1285
Approximate location where Talaud is spoken
Approximate location where Talaud is spoken
Talaud
Approximate location where Talaud is spoken
Approximate location where Talaud is spoken
Talaud
Coordinates: 4°07′N 126°48′E / 4.12°N 126.80°E / 4.12; 126.80

Talaud is an Austronesian language spoken on the Talaud Islands north of Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Phonology

Consonants

Labial Alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Glottal
Plosive voiceless p t (c) k ʔ
voiced b d ɡ
affricate
Nasal m n ŋ
Fricative β s ʐ ʃ ɣ h
Rhotic trill r
tap ɾ
Lateral l
Approximant w

Vowels

Front Central Back
Close i u
Mid e o
Open a

References

  1. ^ Talaud at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Utsumi 2016.

Further reading

  • Bawole, G. (1981). Structur Bahasa Talaud (in Indonesian). Jakarta: Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa, Departmen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan – via Laboratorium Kebinekaan Bahasa dan Sastra.
  • Utsumi, Atsuko (2013). "Talaud Verbs: Paradigm of Basic Verbs". Tokyo University Linguistic Papers. 33: 319–361. doi:10.15083/00027520.
  • Utsumi, Atsuko (2016). "A Dialectal Study of Talaud: Dialectal Classification and a Comparative Word List". Bulletin of Meisei University. Department of Japanese and Comparative Culture, School of Humanities. 24: 163(37)–135(70).