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Batak: Angkola...
"Although slightly smaller than Borneo, mountainous Sumatra
has a population exceeding 16 million.   Malay, in numerous
forms, is the language of the eastern and southern coastal areas
and of most of coastal Indonesia.   Batak is spoken by several
million people in the north-central and western regions.
Angkola Batak, one of many Batak, or Batta, dialects is spoken
in the Sipirok area.   The term ‘Angkola Mandailing’ is some-
times used to indicate a general form of Batak common to a
much wider area than is the Angkola usage.

Batak is an Indonesian Malayo- Polynesian tongue.   It has long
been written in the peculiar Batak script - a Kavi-derived
character earlier written from bottom to top, left to right."
--1000 Tongues   [Info only]

"Batak Character unless noted
1873 Luke MP, M.-Cornelis
1878 Matthew   1879 New Testament   BFBS, Elberfeld
Translated by A. Schreiber, Rhenish MS joined later by C. Leupoldt."
--1000 Tongues   [Info only: 1879 Batak Character Mark 1:2 unknown.]

"1879 Mark (Roman character)   Netherlands BS, Amsterdam
Translated by J. Dammerboer."
--1000 Tongues   [Info only: 1879 Mark 1:2 o.k.]

Batak: Karo...
"Karo Batak is the dialect spoken south of Lake Toba, in central
Sumatra."
--1000 Tongues   [Info only]

"Roman Character
1910 Matthew   1916 Acts   1922 Romans   James
1928 New Testament   1936 Psalms   Netherlands BS,
Amsterdam
1951 Genesis   1953 O.T. Selections   NBS, BFBS, National
BS of Scotland, Amsterdam
Translated by J. H. Neumann.   A volume of Bible Stories by Neumann
was published by the NBS in 1933.
"
--1000 Tongues   [Info only]

"1961 New Testament Indonesian BS, Djakarta
A revision prepared by E. J. van den Berg and a committee of the
Karo-Batak church.
"
--1000 Tongues   [Info only: 1961 Mark 1:2 incorrect (nabi Jesaja).]

Batak: Simalungun...
"The Simalungun dialect of Batak in spoken in the northwestern
part of Sumatra."
--1000 Tongues   [Info only]

"Roman Character
1939 Luke   1953 New Testament   Netherlands BS, BFBS,
National BS of Scotland, Amsterdam
Translated by J. Wismar Saragih.   A volume of O.T. narrative, pre-
pared by Saragih was published by the Indonesian BS in 1957.
"
-- 1000 Tongues   [Info only: 1953 Mark 1:2 incorrect (nabi Jesajas).]

Batak: Toba...
"The Toba dialect of Batak is spoken in the southern part of
Sumatra."
--1000 Tongues   [Info only]

"Batak Character until 1885
1859 Genesis   Exodus   Luke   John   1867 Matthew
Mark   Acts   Netherlands BS, Amsterdam
Translated by H. Neubronner van der Tunk.   A volume of O.T.
stories by van der Tunk was published by the NBS in Amsterdam,
1861.
"
--1000 Tongues   [Info only: 1867 Batak Character Mark 1:2 unknown.]

"1877 Matthew   John   1878 New Testament
1885 New Testament (transliterated)   BFBS, Elberfeld
Translated by J. L. Nommensen, Rhenish MS."
--1000 Tongues   [Info only]

"1885 Psalms   1894 Old Testament   BFBS, Elberfeld
Translated by P. Johannsen, Rhenish MS."
--1000 Tongues   [Info only]

[Info only: "1926" Mark 1:2 incorrect (Jesa- jas).]

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