Luang language

Literi Lagona
Native to Indonesia
Region Babar Islands
Native speakers
18,000 (1995)[1]
  • Lakor
  • Luang
  • Moa
  • ? Wetan (Wetang)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lex
Glottolog luan1263[2]

Luang, also known as Literi Lagona (Letri Lgona), is an Austronesian language spoken in the Babar Islands in Maluku, Indonesia. It shares much vocabulary with the neighboring Leti language.


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

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