Batak Angkola

Batak Angkola is a Southern Batak language spoken by about 535,000 people in the province of North Sumatra in Indonesia. In particular, it is spoken in the regencies of Labuhan Batu, Labuhan Batu Selatan, Padang Lawas, Padang Lawas Utara, Tapanuli Selatan, Tapanuli Tengah, and Tapanuli Utara.

Batak Angkola is also known as Anakola or Angkola. It is spoken by adults and some children. Most Batak Angkola speakers also speak Indonesian.

These days Batak Angkola is written with the Latin alphabet, and in the past it was written with the Batak script.

Latin alphabet for Batak Angkola

Latin alphabet for Batak Angkola

Batak script for Batak Angkola

Batak script for Batak Angkola

Download an alphabet chart for Batak Angkola (Excel)

The Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13)

  1. Dung i mangkuling ma Debata, “Marpungu ma aek na di toru ni langit i tu sada inganan, lopus tarida tano i” gabe jadi ma songon i.
  2. Digoari Debata ma tano i “Darat”, jana parpunguan ni aek i digoari Ia ma “Laut”. Jana denggan ma sudena i diida Debata.
  3. Dung i mangkuling ma Debata, “Dipartubuhon tano ma sude ragam ni suan-suanan, i ma na marboni dohot na marbatu” – gabe tarjadi ma songon i.
  4. Songon i ma dipartubuhon tano i sudena ragam ni suan-suanan. Jana denggan ma sudena i diida Debata.
  5. Salpu ma borngin jana torang ma ari – i ma ari patoluhon.

Source: https://www.bible.com/bible/34/MAT.6_1.BTS

Translation

  1. After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
  2. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.
  3. Give us this day our daily bread.
  4. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
  5. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

Source: https://www.bible.com/bible/2836/GEN.1.LAIAKB

Sample videos in Batak Angkola

Information about Batak Angkola | Batak script | Tower of Babel

Links

Information about Batak Angkola
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angkola_language
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batak_angkola
https://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surat_Batak
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/akb/25

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: 25.10.22. Last modified: 25.10.22

[top]


Green Web Hosting - Kualo

Why not share this page:

Learn languages for free on Duolingo

 

Learn a nuevo language while you browse with toucan

If you like this site and find it useful, you can support it by making a donation via PayPal or Patreon, or by contributing in other ways. Omniglot is how I make my living.

 

Note: all links on this site to Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.fr are affiliate links. This means I earn a commission if you click on any of them and buy something. So by clicking on these links you can help to support this site.

[top]