Batak Dairi

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Dairi, Pakpak, Pakpak Dairi
Population

1,200,000 (1991 UBS).

Location

North Sumatra Province. Southwest of Lake Toba; area around Sidikalang town, south to coast.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Diari and Pakpak dialects are sociolinguistically distinct.

Language Development
Bible: 1998.
Writing

Batak script [Batk].

Other Comments

Christian.