Te'un language

Native to Indonesia
Region Seram Island
Ethnicity 1,200 (1990)[1]
Extinct (date missing)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tve
Glottolog teun1241[3]

Te’un (Teun) is an Austronesian language originally spoken on Teun Island in Maluku, Indonesia. Speakers were relocated to Seram due to volcanic activity on Teun.


  1. Te'un at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. Te’un at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  3. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Te'un". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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