Tonsawang
Native toIndonesia
RegionNorthern Sulawesi
Native speakers
(20,000 cited 1981)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3tnw
Glottologtons1239
ELPTonsawang

Tonsawang, also known as Tombatu, is an Austronesian language of the northern tip of Sulawesi, Indonesia. It belongs to the Minahasan branch of the Philippine languages.[2]

Orthography

Alphabet

References

  1. ^ Tonsawang at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Adelaar, K. Alexander & Himmelmann, Nikolaus (2005). The Austronesian languages of Asia and Madagascar. London: Routledge.
  3. ^ "Tonsawang language, alphabet, and pronunciation". Omniglot. Retrieved 20 September 2021.