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Baduy language

Baduy language
Basa Baduy / Badui
RegionJava, Indonesia
Native speakers
11,620 (2010 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3bac

Baduy or Badui language is spoken by Baduy people.[3] Native speakers of the language are spread in Mount Kendeng, Rangkasbitung district of Lebak Regency, Pandeglang Regency and Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia. It is estimated that there are 11,620 speakers as of 2010.[1]

The Baduy language is closely related to Sundanese and sometimes considered a dialect of the latter.


  1. ^ a b Johan Iskandar & Budiawati S. Iskandar (October 2016). "Ethnoastronomy-The Baduy agricultural calendar and prediction of environmental perturbations" (PDF). Biodiversitas : Journal of Biological Diversity. BIODIVERSITAS Volume 17, Number 2: 696. ISSN 1412-033X. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Badui". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ "Language: Badui". Joshua Project. Retrieved 2017-07-17.