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Extinct: no
Family: Indo-European
Branch: Anatolian
Continent: Asia
Country: Indonesia
 
Region: 5 villages: Wakal, Hitu, Mamala, Morela, and Hila; Hitu Peninsula, Ambon Island.
Countries Where Spoken: 15,965 (1987 SIL).
Countries Where Official: indonesia
   
Native Speakers: 15,965
Speakers Total: 15,965
  
Phrasebase members who speak Hittite at a native level: 0
Phrasebase members who speak Hittite at a conversational level: 0
Phrasebase members primary language they are trying to learn is Hittite: 0
Phrasebase members secondary language they are trying to learn is Hittite: 0
  
Three Letter Code: HIT
Alternative Names: None
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Summary: 67% to 82% lexical similarity with Seit-Kaitetu, 74% to 82% with Tulehu. Moderate to vigorous. Literacy rate in first language: Below 1%. Muslim, Christian.
 

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