Boano language (Sulawesi)

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Native toparts of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
Native speakers
2,700 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3bzl

Boano (also called Bolano) is a Sulawesi language of the Austronesian family.

Boano is spoken in the single village of Bolano.[3] Boano speakers are surrounded by speakers of the Tialo language, who live along the coast between Tingkulang (Tomini) and Moutong.[3]


  1. ^ Boano at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Boano (Sulawesi)". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ a b Himmelmann, Nikolaus P. Sourcebook on Tomini-Tolitoli languages: General information and word lists. Pacific Linguistics. 511. Canberra: The Australian National University. doi:10.15144/PL-511.