Ulumandaʼ is a member of the Northern group of the South Sulawesi branch of the Malayo-Polynesian language family. It is spoken by about 30,000 people in West Sulawesi Province on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, particularly in the Majene Regency, and also in the Polewali Mandar and Mamuju regencies, in the south of West Sulawesi Province.

Ulumandaʼ is also known as Ulumandak. Dialects of Ulumandaʼ include Botteng, Sondoang and Tapalang. It is closely related to Aralle-Tabulahan, Bambam (Pitu Ulunna Salu), Pannei and Dakka, which are also spoken in West Sulawesi Province. These languages are collectively known as the Pitu Ulunna Salu languages.

Ulumandaʼ is written with the Latin alphabet.

Ulumandaʼ alphabet and pronunciation

Ulumandaʼ alphabet and pronunciation

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Information about Ulumandaʼ

Malayo-Polynesian languages

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Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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