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Jambi Malay (Jambi Malay: Baso Jambi, Indonesian: Bahasa Jambi or Bahasa Melayu Jambi) is a Malayic language spoken in Jambi province, Indonesia. It is closely related to Palembang Malay in neighbouring South Sumatra and Bengkulu Malay in Bengkulu Province.

Jambi Malay
Baso Jambi
RegionJambi Province
EthnicityJambi Malays, Batin etc.
Native speakers
1 million (2000 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3jax
Glottologjamb1236[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jambi Malay at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Jambi Malay". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  • Yanti; Tadmor, Uri; Cole, Peter; Hermon, Gabriella. 2015. Critò Kitò: A collection of Jambi stories in the Seberang Dialect. Jakarta: Masyarakat Linguistik Indonesia [Indonesian Linguistic Society]. ISBN 978-602-17161-3-7 [Includes word list.]

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