Wejewa language

West Sumbanese
Native to Indonesia
Region Sumba Island
Native speakers
65,000 (1997–2011)[1]
  • Weyewa proper
  • Loura
  • Tana Righu
  • Ve Luri
  • Wai Bangga
  • Loliina
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
wew  Wejewa
lur  Laura
Glottolog weje1237[2]

Wejewa (Weyewa), or West Sumbanese, is a Sumba language of Indonesia.


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