Amarasi is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken by about 80,000 people in West Timor in Indonesia. The main dialects of Amarasi are Ro'is, Kotos, Tais Nonof and Ketun. It is classified as a member of the Timor-Babar of Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian languages, and contains loanwords from Portuguese and Dutch.

Amarasi alphabet and pronunciation

Amarasi alphabet and pronunciation

c, d, l, q, v, w, x, y and z are only used in loanwords and foreign names.

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Details of Amarasi pronunciation provided by Michael Peter Füstumum

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Information about Amarasi

Malayo-Polynesian languages

Amarasi, Ambai, Ambel, Anuki, Balinese, Banjarese, Batuley, Bima, Bugis, Bushi, Chamorro, Dawan, Dhao, Duri, Ende-Li'o, Fijian, Galoli, Gayo, Hawu, Hoava, Iban, Indonesian, Javanese, Kambera, Kerinci, Komering, Lampung, Ledo Kaili, Madurese, Makasarese, Malagasy, Malay, Malay (Terengganu), Mandar, Manggarainese, Mbula, Mentawai, Minangkabau, Mualang, Musi, Ngaju, Nias, Paicî, Palauan, Sasak, Selaru, Sumbawa, Sundanese, Tetum, Tii, Toqabaqita, Toraja-Sa'dan, Wamesa, Western Rote

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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