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Te’un | Ethnologue

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17th Edition



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A language of Indonesia

ISO 639-3 tve Population

No known L1 speakers.


Central Maluku Province, south central Seram island transmigration area. 4 villages.

Language Status

10 (Extinct).

Classification Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Timor-Babar, Southwest Maluku, Teun-Nila-Serua, Teun Language Use

Shifted to Ambon Malay [abs].

Language Resources OLAC resources in and about Te’un Other Comments

Government moved them from Teun Island, south central Maluku, due to volcanic activity on their island.