Sangirese is member of the Philippine branch of the Malayo-Polynesian language family. It is spoken mainly on Great Sangir Island in North Sulawesi province of Indonesia, and also in Davao del Sur province in the Davao region of the Philippines. In 2010 there were about 110,000 speakers of Sangirese in Indonesia, and there are about 55,000 in the Philippines.
Sangirese is rarely written, however there is a translation of the Bible in Sangirese. It is also known as Sangihé, Sangi or Sangih.
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Source: Alkitab Bahasa Sanigr
Information about Sangirese
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Languages written with the Latin alphabet
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