Batak: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (bu-täk', bä-), [key]
— pl. -taks, -tak
  1. a member of a group of people chiefly inhabiting north-central Sumatra.
  2. a member of a group of mountain-dwelling people of northeastern Palawan in the Philippines.
  3. either of the Austronesian languages spoken by the Batak peoples.
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