Malagache Bible

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About the Malagache language.

Malagache, also known as Ambaniandro, Borizany, Hova, Malgasy, Official Malagasy, Standard Malagasy or Teny ofisialy is a language of Madagascar.

It has over 7,520,000 users in the Central area. It is also the statutory national language.

Dialects include; Merina, Betsileo, Sihanaka, Bezanozano, Tanala, Vakinankaritra, Zafimaniry. Reportedly the most similar language outside Madagascar is Ma’anyan [mhy] in south Borneo (Kalimantan, Indonesia). A member of macrolanguage Malagasy [mlg].

The standard is most similar to the Merina dialect, with loans incorporated from Bantu languages, Swahili [swh], Arabic, English, French.

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