Badaic language

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Badaic
Bada-Behoa-Napu
Native to Indonesia
Region Sulawesi
Native speakers
unknown (23,000 cited 1989–2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Variously:
bhz – Bada
bep – Behoa
npy – Napu
Glottolog bada1260[2]

Bada, or Badaic, is a dialect chain of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The three principal varieties, Bada (Bada’), Behoa (Besoa), and Napu, are 85–90% lexically similar, but their speakers are culturally distinct.

References[edit]

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