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Tulehu language

Native toIndonesia
RegionAmbon Island, Maluku
Native speakers
(19,000 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3tlu

Tulehu (also known as Souw Aman Teru) is an Austronesian spoken on Ambon Island in eastern Indonesia, part of a dialect chain of Seram Island.

Tulehu is also the name of a village; each of the villages, Tulehu, Liang, Tengah-Tengah, and Tial, is said to have its own dialect.


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