Malagasy, Bara

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A language of Madagascar

Population

600,000 (2006).

Location

South central, Ibara, south of Betsileo, Anosy area and north, Mahafaly. West of Tesaka [tkg] language area.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 69% with the Merina dialect of Plateau Malagasy [plt]. A member of macrolanguage Malagasy [mlg].

Language Development
Bible portions: 2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].