Moi (Maluku, Indonesia)


  • Language: Moi (Maluku, Indonesia)
  • Alternate names: West Makian, Makian Luar
  • Language code: mqs
  • Language family: North Halmahera
  • Number of speakers: ~12,000
  • Vulnerability: Vulnerable
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    Moi (West Makian) is a rather divergent North Halmaheran language of Indonesia. A sketch can be found in Voorhoeve 1982. Not to be confused with Taba (East Makian), an Austronesian language spoken on the eastern half of Makian Island. Distinct from Moi spoken in Papua.