Teor-Kur language

Native to Indonesia
Region Maluku Islands
Native speakers
(4,500 cited 1986–2000)[1]
  • Teor (Tio’or)
  • Kur
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
kuv  Kur
tev  Teor
Glottolog teor1239[2]

Teor and Kur are two varieties of Austronesian (geographically Central–Eastern Malayo-Polynesian) spoken near Kei Island, Indonesia. They are reportedly mutually intelligible.


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

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