Malagasy, Tesaka

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A language of Madagascar

Alternate Names
Antaisaka, Antesaka, Atesaka
Autonym
Tesaka Malagasy
Population

1,130,000 (2010 T. Bergman).

Location

Fianarantsoa province: Atsimo-Atsinanana and Ihorombe regions; Toliara province: Anosy region, migrating, particularly to western deltas.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

A member of macrolanguage Malagasy [mlg].

Language Use

All domains, except education, religion, and government. Used by all. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Bible portions: 2014.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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