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Madura

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Basa Mathura, Madhura, Madurese Also: in -- Madhura, Madurese
  • Dialects: Babean, Bangkalan, Bangkalon, Bawean, Bhebien, Boyanese, Pamekasan, Pamekesan, Sampang, Sapudi, Sumenep
  • Scriptures published: Bible (1994) Portions (1890--1987)
    FCBH (Today's Madura Version, 1994) See above
    The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: Literacy higher among Bangkalon. Literacy rate in second language(s): 40%. Also use Indonesian [ind] or Javanese [jav]. Taught in primary schools (religious education). Taught in secondary schools, (religious education)
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Indonesia
  • Region: East Java Province, Madura island, Sapudi islands; coastal area of Java island, south and west of Surabaja city, southwest of Madura island
  • Also used in: Singapore
  • Religion: Muslim, Christian
  • Number of users: 6,770,900 (6,770,000 (2000); 900 in Singapore (1985))
  • Vitality: Developing

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)

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