Batak Karo language


Batak Karo language

Infobox Language
name=Batak Karo
familycolor=Austronesian
states=Indonesia
region=Southeast Asia
speakers=600,000
fam2=Malayo-Polynesian |nation=Indonesia

Batak Karo is an Austronesian language that is spoken in Indonesia. It is used by around 600,000 people in the central and northern part of Sumatra. It is written using the Batak alphabet which is descended from the Brahmi script of ancient India by way of the Pallava and Old Kawi scripts.

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Batak Karo

Ope denga ijadiken Dibata doni enda Kata e enggo lit. Kata e ras Dibata, janah Kata e me Dibata

English Translation

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

References

http://www.language-museum.com/b/batak-karo.htmhttp://www.omniglot.com/writing/batak.htm#karo


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