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

Alorese, Amarasi, Ambai, Ambel, Anuki, Balinese, Bambam, Banjarese, Batuley, Bengkulu, Biak, Bima, Bugis, Bushi, Chamorro, Dawan, Duri, Fijian, Fordata, Galoli, Gayo, Iban, Indonesian, Javanese, Kei, Kerinci, Komering, Lamaholot, Lampung, Ledo Kaili, Madurese, Makasarese, Malagasy, Malay, Mamasa, Mandar, Mandar, Mbula, Mentawai, Minangkabau, Mualang, Musi, Ngaju, Nias, Ogan, Palauan, Sasak, Selaru, Sumbawa, Sundanese, Tetum, Tii, Toqabaqita, Toraja-Sa'dan, Ulumandaʼ, Urak Lawoi’, Wamesa, Western Rote, Yamdena

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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