Melayu Ambon language
Language name: Melayu Ambon
GRN Language Number: 733
ROD Dialect Code: 00733
ISO Language Name: Ambonese Malay [abs]
Sample of Melayu Ambon
Audio recordings available in Melayu Ambon
These recordings are designed for evangelism and basic Bible teaching to bring the gospel message to people who are not literate or are from oral cultures, particularly unreached people groups.
Audio-visual Bible lessons in 40 pictures, with Bible overview from creation to Christ, and teaching on the Christian life. For evangelism and church planting. (A63364).
Short audio Bible stories and evangelistic messages that may include songs and music. They explain salvation and give basic Christian teaching. (C19580).
Audio/Video from other sources
Jesus Film Project films - Malay, Ambonese - (The Jesus Film Project)
Other names for Melayu Ambon
Where Melayu Ambon is spoken
Dialects related to Melayu Ambon
There is 1 similar spoken language or dialect which shares the same ISO language code as Melayu Ambon.
Information about Melayu Ambon
Other information: Trade language. Many second-language speakers. Bilingualism in Indonesian is high around Ambon city, Some Dutch is known. Language development. Literacy rate in first language: 1% to 5%. Literacy rate in second language: 50% to 75%. Grammar. New Testament: 1877-1883. Developed from Bazaar Malay and still reflects some archaic forms. Further diverged by adapting to the vernaculars of central Maluku. Considered to be a Malay-based creole, Christian, Muslim.
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