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  Unicode Buginese Lontara Font Support from XenoType Technologies
The Buginese script requires a few special features, including graphic transposition and ligatures, to display text properly but these things are all handled automatically by the features in our font.
We also provide support for some modern punctuation marks not specifically included in Unicode as well as two different variants used to display final consonants (these are modern innovations as traditional use of the script does not provide for this).
The term ‘Buginese’ is commonly used but we have opted for the more natural name ‘Lontara.’ It is expected that the Unicode Consortium will adopt the same designation.
www.xenotypetech.com /osxBugis.html   (191 words)

  Buginese - Test for Unicode support in Web browsers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Buginese range was introduced with version 4.1 of the Unicode Standard, and is located in Plane 0, the Basic Multilingual Plane.
The Buginese script is used to write the Buginese language, which is used on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.
BUGINESE VOWEL SIGN E (combined with sa (ᨔ)
www.alanwood.net /unicode/buginese.html   (262 words)

  Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Buginese is an Ergative-absolutive language of the Austronesian language family and, to be more specific, it is Western Malayo-Polynesian.
Buginese is also related to languages from the eastern part of the archipelago such as Malay.
Buginese was traditionally written using the Lontara script, of the Brahmic family, which is also used for the Makassar language and the Mandar language.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Buginese_language   (627 words)

  tScholars.com | Buginese language   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Buginese is an Ergative-absolutive language of the Austronesian language family and, to be more specific, it is Western Malayo-Polynesian.
Buginese is also related to languages from the eastern part of the archipelago such as Malay.
Buginese was traditionally written using the Lontara script, of the Brahmic family, which is also used for the Makassar language and the Mandar language.
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/Buginese_language   (658 words)

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The primary motive of the Buginese in reclaiming the swamps of eastern Sumatra was probably not for agricultural purposes but for log harvesting in the lowland rain forests and the establishment of a flourishing timber trade between Sumatra and Java, with the help of their unique sailing boats.
The Buginese are thus one of the few examples of pioneer settlers who do not simply burn the slashed trees of a cleared plot but who make a profitable business out of it.
In contrast to the Buginese farming system which combines at least two major enterprises (wet-rice growing and coconut cultivation, accomplished through additional logging in the early phase), the state-directed transmigration projects in the tidal swamps are conceived more or less for the mono-cropping of rice and are therefore highly susceptible to the risk of failure.
www.unu.edu /unupress/unupbooks/80636e/80636E0i.htm   (1524 words)

When the Dutch finally conquered Makassar in 1669, Buginese traders were already moving in their prahus throughout the Indonesian archipelago in search of trade; they sailed with the direction of the prevailing monsoon and returned to Sulawesi for only short periods each year to attend to refitting and repairing their vessels.
Bands of Buginese adventurers and warriors sometimes followed in the wake of the traders and took part in local dynastic quarrels and wars; some Buginese even succeeded, at least temporarily, in establishing themselves as rulers of petty states on and around the Malay Peninsula.
The first Buginese coming to settle in the Sumatran swamplands were pioneers not only in the sense of having to fell forest, dig canals, and contend with tigers but also in the sense of moving into a context in which neither their people nor their culture predominated.
www.unu.edu /unupress/unupbooks/80130e/80130E0d.htm   (5230 words)

 indahnesia.com - Sulawesi Selatan - Rivalty and social hierarchy - Discover Indonesia Online
For centuries the Buginese were known as traders, pirates and colonists throughout the entire archipelago.
According to the Buginese and Makasarese the brother is a protector and guardian of his sister.
Buginese like to point at the fact that Tana Toraja was the area where the slaves used to come from, and that many Toraja nowadays work as servants in Makasar.
www.indahnesia.com /indonesia.php?page=SUSPOP   (992 words)

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Buginese may be the easternmost representative of the Brahmi descendents.
There may be as many as 2.3 million speakers of Buginese in the southern part of Sulawesi (as of 1971).
Buginese literature was studied extensively by B. Matthes (a Dutch missionary) in the 19th century.
www.unicode.org /Public/TEXT/UTR-3.TXT   (12590 words)

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Though there are undoubtedly Buginese today who show hospitality to strangers, they still have a reputation for being unfriendly to anyone from the outside.
Missionaries tried to reach the Buginese for hundreds of years before their efforts bore fruit during the 1930s when 10,000 members of this Islamic people group received the Lord.
Buginese "Christians" either recanted their faith or died at the hands of the Japanese military.
www.global-prayer-digest.org /dailydata/getdaily.asp?which=chosenday&whichyear=2005&whichmonth=5&whichday=6   (342 words)

 2. Southeast Asia, 1500-1800. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
Raja Kecil, Minangkabau adventurer, claimed to be son of the last male heir of the Malacca dynasty, gaining mass support among Malay subjects and among almost all Orang Laut in Johor.
Buginese regained control of coronation regalia, possession of which was key to ruler's legitimization.
Major shift in power relationships in Johor resulted when the Buginese became an effective power bloc: replaced the Orang Laut role (in trading, patrolling, and military functions) and the Orang Kaya role (in the principal decision-making functions).
www.bartelby.com /67/837.html   (1588 words)

 indahnesia.com - Sulawesi - Huge ethnical diversity - Discover Indonesia Online
Most well-known are the coastal- and lowland-populations from the south: the Buginese (about 3,5 milion), the Makassarese (1,5 milion), the Mandarese (half a milion) and the Toraja (one third of a milion) in the highlands.
The name 'Toraja' (from the Buginese to riaja, 'highland population') was used for most non-islamic populations in the highlands.
In all Buginese, Makassarese and Mandarese areas in the south, Kaili, Donggala, Palu and Tolitoli along the western coast, Gorontalo in the north and Buton in the southeast, the domes of mosques can be seen everywhere.
indahnesia.com /indonesia/SULPOP/the_population.php   (2371 words)

 The Unreached Peoples - Condensed Version - Day 3
For generations, Buginese men have taken their livelihood from the sea as fishermen, traders, and sometimes pirates.
The Buginese place a high value on status and prestige and view themselves as superior to other ethnic groups.
The Buginese have little respect for outsiders and are unwilling to receive the gospel from neighboring peoples.
www.ad2000.org /ptw3cond/day3.htm   (522 words)

 indahnesia.com - Sulawesi - Wealth of idiom and ideology - Discover Indonesia Online
A Scottisch administrator, which was put to work in Makassar in 1810, seems to have stolen the original manuscript of the Buginese lovestory I La Padoma; the copy as well as the original one were sold to a Britisch museum in 1846.
The Makassarese and Buginese literature are very varied, but can be put in two categories: metric and non-metric.
The Makassarese as well as the Buginese are known for their tradition of written history.
www.indahnesia.com /indonesia.php?page=SULLAN   (772 words)

 Buginese script:
Start the Buginese script article or add a request for it.
Look for "Buginese script" in Wiktionary, our sister dictionary project.
Look for "Buginese script" in the Wikimedia Commons, our repository for free images, music, sound, and video.
wikipedia.openfun.org /w/index.php?title=Buginese_script&action=edit   (136 words)

 Cultural Survival
A few of tourism's beneficiaries are Buginese tour operators, based in the southern city of Ujung Pandang.
Their control of portions of the tourist trade is resented by some Toraja, while some Buginese resent the great attention now paid to their upland "pagan" or Christian neighbors.
The Buginese, who are Muslims, express the view that tourism has unjustly ignored their own gentle landscape, colorful marriage ceremonies, and, in their eyes, more sophisticated culture.
www.cs.org /publications/csq/csq-article.cfm?id=69   (1308 words)

 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The treaty did not quell all trouble for the Dutch however, since the Buginese from Gowa who did not want to surrender, continued their struggle using guerilla tactics.
The name Samarinda originates from the description of the way in which the Buginese houses were constructed.
The arrival of the first Buginese on 21 January 1668 was chosen to mark the city's anniversary.
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Samarinda   (429 words)

 Cultural Survival
From the coastal fringes of Southern Sulawesi, the fertile flatlands of the Buginese, to the mountainous hinterlands of Tana Toraja Regency, Western European, American, Australian, and Japanese tourists have shaped and continue to shape the landscape of Toraja arts.
Curiously, it is Buginese entrepreneurs, dwelling on the coast, who have conceived of innovations drawing upon traditional Toraja carving arts as well as Buginese silk-weaving traditions.
In November of 1980, the first shirts of hand-spun, hand-woven Buginese silk were printed with the images of patterns traditionally incised on the facades of Toraja houses.
www.cs.org /publications/Csq/csq-article.cfm?id=94   (1420 words)

 Samarinda, Indonesia
After the treaty, Buginese from Gowa which did not want to surrender continue their struggle by guerilla.
Those Buginese people were welcomed by the Sultan of Kutai.
The arrival of the first Buginese in 21 January 1668 finally chosen as the city birthday.
www.creekin.net /c4324-n86-samarinda-indonesia.html   (351 words)

 Dokumen: The Sultanate of Kutai, A Sketch of the Traditional Political Structure
The sultan bestowed pompous titles on the Buginese as a means of securing their loyalty and this was instrumental in their gradual assimilation (ca.
Wh the oldest son of the sultan is a child of a concubine, and not of the sultana, he becomes Putra Sukma, never Pangeran Ratu (since he is ineligible for the throne).
During the 18th century, and even later, they occupied a virtually autonomous position and were subject to their own Pau Adu, elected by the kepala manang or heads of the important Buginese families of state.
www.kutaikartanegara.com /dokumen/sultanate.html   (1332 words)

 Orando pela Janela: Dia 3
O povo buginese acostumado ao mar prospera naturalmente numa nação de 13.000 ilhas.
Alguns buginese plantam arroz em campos irrigados mais para dentro da ilha ou dirigem taxis e desempenham negócios em Irian Jaya outra das muitas ilhas da Indonésia.
Os buginese têm pouco respeito por pessoas vindas de fora e não estão dispostos a receber o Evangelho de grupos vizinhos tais como os toraja.
www.aup.org /janela3/dia3.htm   (964 words)

 Learn Buginese, Buginese Windows, Buginese Office, Buginese Software, Buginese Dictionary, Buginese Translation, ...
Buginese is spoken on the island of Celebes, Indonesia.
The Buginese alphabet is believed to have had its origin in Java.
Like the other languages of Indonesia, Buginese is of the Malayo-Polynesian family.
www.worldlanguage.com /Languages/Buginese.htm   (189 words)

 Indonesia Cruises
We see traditional boat builders building the Buginese schooners in Bira and of course throughout the journey enjoy many stops at deserted white sandy beaches and beautiful coral gardens for swimming and snorkeling.
This Buginese schooner is 36 meters in length and has 12 exquisite cabins.
On this departure we sample all that is Indonesia from the comfort of our Buginese schooner.
www.aworldawaytravels.com /indonesiacruises.htm   (317 words)

 Bali Villas - Yacht Charters - Yachts
Offshore Cruising Catamaran The gracious lines, ample deck space and stability make this vessel one of our most sought after charters for both experienced sailors and novices alike.
Come sailing through the tropical waters of Indonesia in the traditional Buginese schooner "Ombak Putih", newly refitted to ensure a relaxing and comfortable voyage.
Laze in the shade of her huge sails, feel the rhythms of the ocean and experience a life that is a whole world away.
www.indovillas.com /yachtcharters.html   (269 words)

 Orthography Examples
       Buginese is spoken by about 4 million people in Southern Sulawesi (Celebes).
The Buginese-Mascassarese syllabary is based on an Indian model.
Attempts have been made in the twentieth century to write Buginese in the Roman alphabet.
logos.uoregon.edu /explore/orthography/examples.html   (240 words)

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