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)

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

Malayo-Polynesian languages

Amarasi, Anuki, Araki, Balinese, Banjarese, Batak, Bima, Bugis, Bushi, Chamorro, Dawan, Dhao, Duri, Ende-Li'o, Fijian, Galoli, Gayo, Hawu, Hoava, Iban, Indonesian, Javanese, Kambera, Kerinci, Lampung, Ledo Kaili, Madurese, Makasarese, Malagasy, Malay, Mandar, Manggarainese, Mbula, Mentawai, Minangkabau, Mualang, Musi, Ndrumbea, Ngaju, Nias, Paicî, Palauan, Sasak, Sumbawa, Sundanese, Tetum, Tii, Toqabaqita, Toraja-Sa'dan, Wandamen, Western Rote, Xârâcùù, Yakan

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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