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Tondano language

Native toIndonesia
RegionNortheast Sulawesi
Native speakers
(92,000 cited 1981)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3tdn

Tondano (also known as Tolou, Tolour, Tondanou, and Toulour) is an Austronesian language spoken in the Tondano area of northeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is most similar to Tombulu and to Tonsea.[1]


There are three main dialects of the Tondano language: Tondano proper, Kakas or Ka'kas, and Remboken.

See also


  1. ^ a b Tondano at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tondano". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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