Batak languages


Batak languages

Infobox Language family
name=Batak
region=Sumatra, Indonesia
familycolor=Austronesian
fam2=Malayo-Polynesian (Western)
fam3=Sumatra
child1=Batak Alas-Kluet
child2=Batak Angkola
child3=Batak Dairi
child4=Batak Karo
child5=Batak Mandailing
child6=Batak Simalungun
child7=Batak Toba
iso2=btk

The seven Batak languages are spoken by the Batak people in the highlands of North Sumatra, Indonesia.They use the Batak alphabet. The Batak Karo language is one of these.

External links

* [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_family.asp?subid=91854 Batak on the Ethnologue.]


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