Nias (Li Niha)

Nias is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken by about 770,000 people spoken on Nias Island and Batu Islands off the west coast of Sumatra in Indonesia. It is a member of the Northwest Sumatran subgroup of Malayo-Polynesian languages, along with Mentawai and Batak, and has three main dialects: northern, central and southern.

Nias alphabet and pronunciation (Southern dialect)

Nias alphabet and pronunciation (Southern dialect)

Tower of Babel in Nias

Links

Information about the Nias language
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nias_language
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niha

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,

Other languages written with the Latin alphabet