Sentence Examples

  • The Macassar language, which belongs to the Malayo-Javanese group, is spoken in many parts of the southern peninsula; but it has a much smaller area than the Buginese, which is the language of Boni.
  • The population, mainly a mixed race of Macassars, Buginese, the natives of Luvu and Buton, is estimated at 57,000 on the main island and 24,000 on the dependent isles.
  • The coast-villages are inhabited by a mixed Malay population, Buginese, Macassars, Balinese and other races of the archipelago.
  • With these three main races have crossed traders and colonists, Macassars, Buginese, Javanese and Europeans.
  • The commercial activity of the Buginese causes their language to be fairly widely spoken-little, however, by Europeans.

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