Batak Simalungun

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Simelungan, Timur
Autonym
Sahap Simalungun
Population

1,200,000 (2000).

Location

North Sumatra province: Deli Serdang, Kota Pematang Siantar, Serdang Bedagai, and Simalungun regencies.

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Language Status

5* (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 80% with Batak Karo [btx] (Woollams 2005).

Language Development
Bible: 1976.
Writing

Batak script [Batk]. Latin script [Latn].

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