Batak Simalungun language

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Simalungun
Sahap Simalungun
Native toIndonesia
RegionSumatra (northern)
EthnicityBatak Simalungun
Native speakers
1.2 million (2000)[1]
Latin, Batak
Language codes
ISO 639-3bts
Glottologbata1288[2]

Simalungun, or Batak Simalungun, is an Austronesian language of Sumatra. It is spoken mainly in Simalungun Regency and Pematang Siantar, North Sumatra, Indonesia.

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  1. ^ Simalungun at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Batak Simalungun". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.