Batak Toba

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Batta, Toba Batak
Population

2,000,000 (1991 UBS).

Location

North Sumatra Province. 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.