Indonesian, Peranakan

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Baba Indonesian, Chinese Indonesian, Peranakan
Population

20,000 (Wurm and Hattori 1981).

Location

East, Central Java provinces; Yogyakarta Special Region; West Java Province, north coastline area towards Pamanukan town.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Based on Indonesian [ind] and Javanese [jav], with Mandarin [cmn] elements in contrast to Baba Malay [mbf], which has Hokkien (Chinese, Min Nan [nan]) elements.

Language Use

Mainly older adults.