Naka'ela language

Native to Indonesia
Region Maluku
Extinct (5 reported 1985)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nae
Glottolog naka1263[2]

Naka'ela is a possibly extinct Austronesian language spoken in Seram, Indonesia. Usage decreased after speakers moved out of the mountains.


  1. Naka'ela at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Naka'ela". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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