Buginese
Basa Ugi / ᨅᨔ ᨕᨘᨁᨗ
Region South Sulawesi; enclaves elsewhere in Sulawesi, Borneo, Sumatra, Maluku, Papua in Indonesia
Ethnicity Bugis people
Speakers
4 million (including 500,000 L2 speakers) (2015 UNSD)
Family
Writing
Lontara,
Latin
AreaWestern coast of southeast Sulawesi in Kolaka, Wundulako, Rumbia, and Poleang districts. Also in major towns of Sulawesi. Large enclaves also in other provinces of Sulawesi, Kalimantan, Maluku, Papua, and Sumatra; coastal swamp areas such as Bulukumba, Luwu, Polewali in Polmas, Pasangkayu in Mamuju districts. Also in Malaysia (Sabah).
Language Sites
ISO 639-2 bug
ISO 639-3 bug
Glottolog bugi1244
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The distribution of Bugis and Campalagian speakers throughout Sulawesi
Type Date Title Vernacular ID Links