Mingar language

West Lembata
Native to Indonesia
Region Lembata
Native speakers
8,000 (2008 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lmj
Glottolog west2541[2]

West Lembata, also known as Mingar, is a Central Malayo-Polynesian language of the island of Lembata, east of Flores in Indonesia.


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