The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica Encyclopaedia Britannica's editors oversee subject areas in which they have extensive knowledge, whether from years of experience gained by working on that content or via study for an advanced degree Wikimedia Commons has media related to Bugis people. Info Print Cite. In reality, there are several dialects, some of which are sufficiently different from others to be considered separate languages. Caldwell Peletz, Gender pluralism: southeast Asia since early modern times. They deserve the character given of Malays in general, by Monsieur Poivre, in his Travels of a Philosopher, 'fond of adventures, emigration, and capable of undertaking the most dangerous enterprizes'. Intrepid and doughty, they travelled as far east as the Aru Islands , off New Guinea , where they traded in the skins of birds of paradise and medicinal masoya bark, and to northern Australia , where they exchanged shells, birds'-nests and mother-of-pearl for knives and salt with Aboriginal tribes. The name Bugis is an exonym which represents an older form of the name; To Ugi is the endonym.
Apart from the Malays, another influential faction in Johor at that time was the Minangkabau. Sign up here to see what happened On This Day , every day in your inbox! For other purposes, see Bugis disambiguation. BMC Evol. Singaporean people. A few west coast rulers converted to Christianity in the midth century, but failure by the Portuguese at Malacca to provide priests meant that this did not last. Email address. Routledge,
Hidden categories: Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: archived copy as title EngvarB from February Use dmy dates from February "Related ethnic groups" needing confirmation Articles using infobox ethnic group with image parameters Articles needing additional references from January All articles needing additional references Commons category link is on Wikidata Wikipedia articles with LCCN identifiers Wikipedia articles with NDL identifiers. See also: Bugis creation myth. Joshua Project - Bugis. Although their village economy is based on rice cultivation, they are also a maritime people, having for centuries engaged in interisland trade. Proto South Sulawesi and Proto Austronesian phonology. History at your fingertips. Despite the population numbering only around 6 million, the Bugis are influential in the politics in modern Indonesia, and historically influential on the Malay peninsula and other parts of the archipelago where they have migrated, starting in the late seventeenth century. Download as PDF Printable version. Apart from the Malays, another influential faction in Johor at that time was the Minangkabau.
Journal of Gender Studies. Because most Bugis people are Muslims , the Hajj is seen as a prestige by them. The Bugis language belongs to the South Sulawesi language group ; other members include the Maksar language, Torajan , Mandar and Enrekang , each being a series of dialects. Sign up here to see what happened On This Day , every day in your inbox! Many of the marriages are still arranged by parents and ideally take place between cousins. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Bugis people. Views Read Edit View history. Britannica Quiz.
Submit Feedback. The Minahasan inhabit the area around Manado and are the most Westernized of the island…. Bugis , also called Buginese , people of southern Celebes Sulawesi , Indonesia. In reality, there are several dialects, some of which are sufficiently different from others to be considered separate languages. Their language, also called Bugis or Buginese , belongs to the Austronesian language family. Ethnic groups in Malaysia. Early in the 17th century, however, the Bugis, like the Makassarese and many other peoples of the region, were converted to Islam. The Dutch were able to control Riau until the end of the 18th century, when the British intervened; a Malay sultan was reinstated, and the Dutch garrison was removed from Riau. See Article History.
Badan Pusat Statistik. To the…. By , however, Makassar had fallen to the Dutch East India Company , and the Bugis began to emigrate from Celebes to places in the Malay Archipelago not yet reached by western European powers. Land of iron; The historical archaeology of Luwu and the Cenrana valley. Britannica Quiz. See also: Greater India. Conflict between the Bugis and the Malay states weakened both powers and led to the demise of Bugis supremacy after Each year, the Bugis sailors would sail down on the northwestern monsoon in their wooden padewakang. Their language, also called Bugis or Buginese , belongs to the Austronesian language family. BMC Evol.
Although their village economy is based on rice cultivation, they are also a maritime people, having for centuries engaged in interisland trade. Thank you for your feedback. See also: Makassan contact with Australia. Throughout these parts of northern Australia, there is much evidence of a significant Bugis presence. For other purposes, see Bugis disambiguation. Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Indonesia portal Malaysia portal Singapore portal. Inter-Religio 45 : 12— Buginese Malay predominantly Indonesian , but also the Malaysian variant.