Mandailing language

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Mandailing
Hata Mandailing
Native to Indonesia
Region Sumatra
Ethnicity Mandailing people
Native speakers
1.1 million  (2000 census)[1]
Austronesian
Latin, Batak
Language codes
ISO 639-3 btm
Glottolog bata1291[2]
A Mandailing script, pre-1800s.

Mandailing or Batak Mandailing is an Austronesian language spoken in Indonesia, the northern island of Sumatra. It is spoken mainly in Mandailing Natal Regency, North Padang Lawas Regency, Padang Lawas Regency, and eastern parts of Labuhan Batu Regency, North Labuhan Batu Regency, South Labuhan Batu Regency and northwestern parts of Riau Province. It is written using the Latin script but historically used Batak script.

Sources[edit]

  • (English) Adelaar, Alexander, The Austronesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar: A Historical Perspective, The Austronesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar, pp. 1–42, Routledge Language Family Series, Londres: Routledge, 2005, ISBN 0-7007-1286-0
  • (Indonesian) Siregar, Ahmad Samin, Kamus Bahasa Angkola/Mandailing Indonesia, Jakarta: Pusat Pembinaan Dan Pengembangan Bahasa, Departemen Pendidikan Dan Kebudayaan, 1977.

References[edit]

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

Kamus Mandailing