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Language Features

Alternate names
Basa Ugi, Boegineesche, Boeginezen, Bugi, Buginese, De’, Rappang Buginese, To Ugi
Barru, Bone, Camba, Luwu, Pangkep, Pasangkayu, Sawitto, Sidrap, Sinjai, Soppeng, Wajo, Duri, Enrekang, Makasar, Mandar, Pinrang (Alitta, Bua Ponrang, Bulukumba, Dua Boccoe, Enna, Kessi, Luwu’, Malangke-Ussu, Mare, Nepo, Palakka, Palattae, Pangkajene, Pare-Pare, Pinrang, Pinrang Utara, Sidenrang, Soppeng Riaja, Tanete, Tompo, Ugi Riawa, Wara)
OpenType tag

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Buginese.

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Entries for this language

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Title Subject Area
Buginese Sample Text Symbols & Characters
Bugis (Makassar) Font Fonts & Keyboards
Lontara (Buginese) Language Kit for OS X Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

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Title Type
Bugis - web page
Creating and Supporting OpenType Fonts for the Buginese Script - Microsoft Typography web page
Ethnologue entry for Buginese - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Buginese - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Buginese - ISO 639-3 web page
MultiTree entry for Buginese - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Buginese - Open Language Archives Community web page
SIL Archive for Buginese - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Buginese - Unicode - UDHR web page


Needs related to this language

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