Languages of East Timor
East Timor (and West Timor, in Indonesia) is home to a number of Austronesian and non-Austronesian languages.
In 2013 we started assembling comparative data, from existing published and unpublished sources and from original fieldwork, on the different Austronesian languages of the island.
Current members of the ANU who have been involved in language work from this area include:
Language data collection from East Timor is centred in Manatuto, the most linguistically diverse district in the country. We have data from five languages: