Subject areas for this language


Language Features

Alternate names
Goa, Macassar, Macassarese, Makassa, Makassaarsche, Makassar, Makassarese, Mangasara, Mengkasara, Taena, Tena
Gowa, Maros-Pangkep, Turatea (Goa, Jeneponto, Lakiung)
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 Makasar.

This language is primarily used in


Writing systems for this language


Entries for this language

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Title Subject Area
Bugis (Makassar) Font Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

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


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