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Sangir

A language of Indonesia (Sulawesi)

ISO 639-3sxn

Population  200,000 in Indonesia (1995 Indonesian Consul, Davao, Philippines). 50,000 Siau. Population total all countries: 255,000.
Region  North Sulawesi, Great Sangir Island; north Maluku. Also in Philippines.
Language map  Indonesia, Sulawesi, reference number 80
Alternate names   Sangi, Sangih, Sangihé, Sangirese
Dialects  Siau, Manganitu, Tamako, North Tabukang (Tabukang, Tabukan), South Tabukang, Central Tabukang, Kandar, Taruna, Tagulandang (Tahulandang).
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Philippine, Sangiric, Northern
Language development  Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1883–1994.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Christian, Muslim.

Also spoken in:

Philippines

Language name   Sangir
Population  55,000 in Philippines (1981 SIL).
Region  Balut and Sarangani islands off of Mindanao.
Language map  Southern Philippines, reference number 139
Alternate names  Sangihé, Sangirese