Mamuju language

Native to Indonesia
Region Sulawesi
Coordinates 4°S 120°E / 4°S 120°E / -4; 120
Native speakers
(60,000 cited 1991)[1]
  • Mamuju (prestigious)
  • Sumare-Rangas
  • Padang
  • Sinyonyoi
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mqx
Glottolog mamu1255[2]

Mamuju is an Austronesian language spoken on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia.

The dialects of Mamuju include Mamuju, Sumare-Rangas, Padang, and Sinyonyoi. Mamuju dialect is considered more prestigious. Its written form is based on Latin alphabet.[3]


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

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