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|Indonesia has hundreds of languages throughout the archipelago of 13,000 islands. Indonesian is the national language. People who live around and in Samosir Island has their own language which named Batak language. Most of the people are speaking Indonesian too, as it is an official language used at school and government
Here are some basic words and phrases in Toba Batak and Indonesian, handy for traveling around Lake Toba.