Kafoa language

Native to Indonesia
Region Alor Island, East Nusa Tenggara
Native speakers
1,000 (2013)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kpu
Glottolog kafo1240[2]

Kafoa, or Jafoo, is a Papuan language of Alor Island in the Alor archipelago of Indonesia. The name "Kafoa" is not recognized by speakers; it is not clear which name they use themselves.


  1. "UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in danger". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2018-06-06.
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kafoa". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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