Batak Toba

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Batta, Toba Batak
Population

2,000,000 (1991 UBS).

Location

Central Sumatera Utara Province, Simalungan, Asahan, Labuhan Batu Utara, Toba Samosir, Tapanuli Utara, Samosir, Humbang Hasundutan, and south Tapanuli Tengah regencies; Samosir island; east, south, and west of Lake Toba.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Angkola Batak [akb].

Language Development
Grammar. Bible: 1894–1989.
Writing

Batak script [Batk], no longer in use. Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.