Batak Mandailing (Saro Mandailing)

Batak Mandailing is a Southern Batak language spoken by about 691,000 people mainly in North Sumatra Province in Indonesia. It is spoken in particular in the regencies of Mandailing Natal, North Padang Lawas, Padang Lawas, Labuhan Batu, North Labuhan Batu and South Labuhan Batu. There are also some speakers of Batak Mandailing in the northwest of Riau Province, and in West Sumatra provinces.

Batak Mandailing is also known as Mandailing, Mandailing Batak, Saro Mandailing or Batta. There are ways to write it with the Batak script and with the Latin alphabet. There is a dictionary and other texts in Batak Mandailing.

Latin alphabet for Batak Mandailing

Latin alphabet for Batak Mandailing

Batak script for Batak Mandailing

Batak script for Batak Mandailing

Download an alphabet chart for Batak Mandailing (Excel)

Sample text

tu sigama pe so lalu
madung donok tu Ujung Gading
di angan-angan pe so lalu
laing tungkus abit partinggal

Translation

To Sigama was not up
It's close to Ujung Gading
What not even in the imagination
Keep the memorable cloth

Sample videos in Batak Mandailing

Information about Batak Mandailing | Batak script

Links

Information about Batak Mandailing
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandailing_language
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batak_mandailing
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/btm

Batak languages

Batak Angkola, Batak Dairi, Batak Karo, Batak Mandailing, Batak Simalungun, Batak Toba

Languages written with the Batak script

Batak Angkola, Batak Dairi, Batak Karo, Batak Mandailing, Batak Simalungun, Batak Toba

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

Page created: 24.10.22. Last modified: 25.10.22

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