Wednesday, January 25, 2012

MANDAR LANGUAGE in LONTARA SCRIPT

Mandar (also Andian, Manjar, Mandharsche) is an Austronesian language spoken by the group ethnic Mandar that living in West Sulawesi  Province, Indonesia, especially in the sea side regencies like Mamuju, Majene, and Polewali Mandar (Polman) as well as few settlements in the islands of Pangke District also known as Spermonde Archipelago and Ujung Lero, small peninsula near Pare-pare).
According to the Ethnologue, it is written in the Lontara Buginese) script (See Picture).

Article about Mandar Language Dictionary that have had published, u can read at Kamus dan Bahasa Mandar.

I used Mandar Language since childhood. But I studied Lontara script when I was at Junior School.



References :
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandar_language
http://bahasa.kompasiana.com/2011/05/18/kamus-dan-bahasa-mandar/

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