Ramzy_20190817_min

Published July 25, 2020

Ramzy speaks the Austronesian language Minangakau. The Minangkabau language is spoken in West Sumatra, Indonesia and is related to the Malay lndonesian language. Known as Aneuk Jamee in parts of Aceh. Minangkabau is an Austronesian language spoken in Indonesia, primarily in the areas of West Sumatra, the western part of Riau, South Aceh Regency, northern Bengkulu, and Jambi. It Is also spoken in Malaysia. Minangkabau has several different dialects, with the Agam-Tanah Datar dialect often being used to communicate between speakers of different regions. Minangkabu is spoken by more than 5 million people, and also functions as a lingua franca between many diverse groups. It belongs to the Malayo-Polynesian family of languages, and is closely related to Malay, Balinese, and Indonesian, among many others. Minangkabau uses two writing systems: the Malay alphabet, which uses the Latin script, and the Jawi alphabet, which uses the Arabic abjad. This video is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license. To download a copy, please contact hello@wikitongues.org.

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