Toraja-Sa’dan

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Sa’dan, Sa’dansche, Sada, Sadan, Sadang, South Toraja, Tae’, Taeq, Toradja, Toraja
Population

L1 users: 750,000 (2000 census), increasing.

Location

Sulawesi Selatan province: Luwu and Tana Toraja regencies; Sulawesi Barat province: Mamasa regency; possibly Makassar city, west coast.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Makale (Tallulembangna), Rantepao (Kesu’), Toraja Barat (Mappa-Pana, West Toraja). Rantepao is prestige dialect.

Language Use

Vigorous. All ages. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Dictionary. Bible: 1960–1995.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, Muslim, traditional religion.

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