Baduy language

Baduy or Badui is a dialect of Sundanese language spoken by the Baduy people.[2] Native speakers of the language are spread in Mount Kendeng, Rangkasbitung district of Lebak Regency, Pandeglang Regency and Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia. It is estimated that there are 11,620 speakers as of 2010.[1]

Baduy language
Basa Baduy, Badui
RegionBanten, Indonesia
Native speakers
11,620 (2010 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3bac

The Baduy language is closely related to Sundanese and sometimes considered a dialect of the latter.


  1. ^ a b Johan Iskandar & Budiawati S. Iskandar (October 2016). "Ethnoastronomy-The Baduy agricultural calendar and prediction of environmental perturbations" (PDF). Biodiversitas. 17 (2): 696. ISSN 1412-033X. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  2. ^ "Language: Badui". Joshua Project. Retrieved 2017-07-17.