Sangir

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Sangi, Sangih, Sangihé, Sangirese
Population

L1 users: 200,000 (Maryott 1993), increasing. 50,000 Siau, 10,000 Tagulandang. Total users in all countries: 255,000.

Location

Sulawesi Utara province: Great Sangir island east peninsula.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Siau (Sjauw), Manganitu (Tamako), Tabukang (Tabukan), Taruna (Tahuna), Tagulandang (Tahulandang).

Language Use

Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1883–1994.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, Muslim.

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