Jambi Malay

Jambi Malay
Baso Jambi
Region Jambi Province
Ethnicity Jambi Malays, Batin etc.
Native speakers
1 million (2000 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 jax
Glottolog jamb1236[2]

Jambi Malay (Jambi Malay: Baso Jambi, Indonesian: Bahasa Jambi or Bahasa Melayu Jambi) is a Malayan language spoken in Jambi province, Indonesia. It is closely related to Palembang Malay in neighbouring South Sumatra and Bengkulu Malay in Bengkulu Province.


  1. Jambi Malay at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Jambi Malay". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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