• Language: Emplawas
  • Alternate names:
  • Language code: emw
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Babar, South, Southwest Babar
  • Number of speakers: 250
  • Script: Category


Emplawas is a language of Indonesia. It is spoken in Southern Maluku Province, Emplawas village. Babar island, southern tip, then northwest.

The Emplawas Verb

Sample Verbs

to bite'lillija
to burn'kuli
to come'peɛʔ
to cry'luwɛk
to die, be dead'muk
to dream'poje
to drink'lɛp
to eat'nun
to fall'lauvela
to fly'sem
to hear'rerɛl
to kill'ləwuli
to know, be knowledgeable'levri
to laugh'lɛmun
to scratch'makəli
to see'miɛlla
to sit'par
to sleep'leisil
to spit'lɛvik
to stand'lɛprit
to swim'lɛvnun
to walklə'wokəlak
to vomit'mokɛʔ
to yawn