Malagasy, Northern Betsimisaraka

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A language of Madagascar

Population

1,000,000 (2006).

Location

Analanjirofo, Atsinanana, and Alaotra-Mangoro regions; Sava region: south of Bemariva river; Sofia region: east and southeast; areas in Analamanga and Vakinankaratra regions. East coast, Indian Ocean, from Mahanoro north.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

A member of macrolanguage Malagasy [mlg].

Language Development
Bible portions: 2014.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].