Batak Dairi language

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Pakpak
Native to Indonesia
Region Sumatra (northern)
Ethnicity Pakpak
Native speakers
1.2 million  (1991)[1]
Batak
Language codes
ISO 639-3 btd
Glottolog bata1294[2]

Pakpak, or Batak Dairi, is an Austronesian language of Sumatra. It is spoken in Dairi Regency, Pakpak Bharat Regency, Parlilitan district of Humbang Hasundutan Regency, Manduamas district of Central Tapanuli Regency, and Subulussalam and Aceh Singkil Regency.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pakpak at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Batak Dairi". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.