Sangirese language

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Region Indonesia, Philippines
Native speakers
unknown (200,000 in Indonesia (1993)
70,000 in Philippines cited 1981–1996)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
sxn – Sangir
snl – Sangil

Sangirese, also known as Sangihé, Sangi, and Sangih, is an Austronesian language spoken on the islands linking northern Sulawesi, Indonesia, with Mindanao, Philippines by the Sangirese people.

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  1. ^ Sangir at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Sangil at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)

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