Boano language (Maluku)

Not to be confused with Boano language (Sulawesi).
Native to Indonesia
Region Boano Island, Maluku
Native speakers
(3,240 cited 1982)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bzn
Glottolog boan1242[2]

Boano is an Austronesian spoken in eastern Indonesia. It is spoken in Boano island, off the western end of Seram Island.


  1. Boano at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Boano (Maluku)". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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