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Tombulu

A language of Indonesia (Sulawesi)

ISO 639-3tom

Population  60,000 (Wurm and Hattori 1981).
Region  Northeast Sulawesi, Tanawangko and Tomohon areas.
Language map  Indonesia, Sulawesi, reference number 97
Alternate names   Minahasa, Minhasa, Tombalu, Tombula, Tombulu’, Toumbulu
Dialects  Taratara, Tomohon. Most similar to Tondano [tdn], Tonsea [txs].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Philippine, Minahasan, North, Northeast
Language development  Bible portions: 1933.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Traditional religion, Christian.