Mandar

Mandar is spoken by about 480,000 people in West Sulawesi province in Indonesia, particularly in Mamuju, Majene, and Polewali Mandar (Polman) regencies. It belongs to the South Sulawesi group of Malayo-Polynesian languages and is also known as Andian, Manjar and Mandharsche.

Mandar was formerly written with the Lontara script, but is now written with a version of the Latin alphabet.

Latin alphabet for Mandar

Latin alphabet for Mandar

Lontara script for Mandar

Lontara script for Mandar

Links

Information about Mandar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandar_language
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandar_(langue)
http://www.ethnologue.com/language/mdr
http://mandardictionary.blogspot.co.uk/2012/01/mandar-language-in-lontara-script.html

Free Lontara font
http://alibataatpandesal.com/outbox.html

Malayo-Polynesian languages

Acehnese, Ajië, Aklan, Anutan, Balinese, Batak, Bikol, Bugis, Buhid, Bushi, Cebuano, Cham, Chamorro, Chuukese, Cia-Cia, Cuyonon, Dawan, Drehu, Fijian, Filipino, Futunan, Hanuno'o, Hawaiian, Hiligaynon, Iban, Iloko, Indonesian, Javanese, Kadazandusun, Kapampangan, Kiribati, Madurese, Makasarese, Malagasy, Malay, Mandar, Maori, Maranao, Marshallese, Minangkabau, Moriori, Nauruan, Ndrumbea, Nias, Paamese, Paicî, Palauan, Pangasinan, Pohnpeian, Raga, Rapa Nui, Rarotongan, Rejang, Rotuman, Sakao, Samoan, Central Sinama, Sundanese, Tagalog, Tagbanwa, Tahitian, Tausūg, Tetum, Tokelauan, Tongan, Toraja-Sa'dan, Tuvaluan, Waray-Waray, Xârâcùù, Yapese,

Languages written with the Lontara script

Bugis, Makasarese, Mandar

Other languages written with the Latin alphabet


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