- Language: Ternate
- Alternate names: Ternatese
- Language code: tft
- Language family: North Halmahera, Northern North Halmahera, Ternatean
- Number of speakers: 42000
- Vulnerability: Threatened [Read more...]
Ternate is a language spoken in eastern Indonesia. It is spoken on the island of Ternate, and some neighboring areas in North Maluku. Historically, it served as the primary language of the Sultanate of Ternate, famous for its role in the spice trade.