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Blang language

Blang
Pulang
Region China, Burma
Ethnicity Blang
Native speakers
68,000  (1994–2000)[1]
Dialects
Phang
Kem Degne
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
blr – Blang
stu – Samtao
Glottolog blan1242  (Blang)[2]
samt1238  (Samtao)[3]
Linguasphere 46-DBA-c

Blang (Pulang) is the language of the Blang people of Burma and China. Samtao of Burma is a dialect.[4]

Dialects include the following (Bulangyu Jianzhi 1986).

  • Bulang 布朗; representative dialect: Xinman'e 新曼俄, Bulangshan District 布朗山区, Menghai County[5]
  • A'erwa 阿尔佤 (Awa 阿佤); representative dialect: Guanshuang 关双, Mengman Township 勐满镇, Menghai County[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ Blang at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Samtao at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Blang". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Samtao". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=140952
  6. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=178019

External links

  • Some links to Wa-related Internet sites


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