• Language: Waru
  • Alternate names: Mapute, Mopute
  • Language code: wru
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Celebic, Eastern Celebic, Southeastern Celebic, Bungku-Tolaki, Western Bungku-Tolaki, West Coast Bungku-Tolaki
  • Number of speakers: 350
  • Vulnerability: Endangered [Read more...]
  • Script: Category

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    Waru is a language of Indonesia. It is spoken in South East Sulawesi Province, North Konawe regency, Asera subdistrict, Mopute village. Interior area; north of confluence of Solo and Lindu rivers.


    Lalomerui, Waru. Lexical similarity: 86% with the Waru and Lalomerui dialects, 79% with Mekongga and other Tolaki (See: Tolaki) dialects, 70% with Rahambuu (See: Rahambuu) and Kodeoha (See: Kodeoha?), 54% with the Mori (See: Mori Atas) or (See: Mori Bawah) and Bungku (See: Bungku) groups.

    The Waru Verb