Batak Dairi

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Pakpak Dairi
Population

1,200,000 (1991 UBS).

Location

Aceh province: Aceh Singkil regency; North Sumatra province: Dairi, Humbang Hasundutan, Pakpak Barat, Samosir, and Tapanuli Tengah regencies, Sidikalang town area south to coast.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Dairi, Pakpak. Dairi and Pakpak dialects are sociolinguistically distinct.

Language Use

Some young people, all adults.

Language Development
Bible: 1998.
Writing

Batak script [Batk].

Other Comments

Christian.

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