Damar, West


  • Language: Damar, West
  • Alternate names: North Damar
  • Language code: drn
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, West Damar
  • Number of speakers: 800
  • Script: Category


Damar, West is a language of Indonesia. It is spoken in Southeast Maluku Province, 2 villages. Northeast of Timor island, east of Roma island; Damar island, north side.


Not intelligible of East Damar (See: Damar, East).

The Damar, West Verb

Sample Verbs

to biteot'kiki
to burn'ktunni
to come'moi
to cryja'dono
to die, be dead'moto
to drink'vimjo
to eat'tavtʃo
to fall'nadi
to fly'jemmo
to hearwa'dano
to killwuŋhi
to know, be knowledgeablewut'hono
to laughwa'moli
to scratch'katlo
to see'vito
to sitwa'wathono
to sleepma'tunni
to spit'jɛpti
to standjɛm'riri
to swimjɛnnun'nuni
to walk'lakto
to vomitwa'muto
to yawn