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Kemie language

Kemie
Native to China
Region Southwest Yunnan
Native speakers
1,000  (1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kfj
Glottolog kemi1240[2]

Kemie (Man Met, Chinese: 克蔑话), is a poorly classified Austroasiatic language spoken by about 1,000 people in Jinghong County, Xishuangbanna, China. It may be or Mangic according to Li Yunbing (2005),[3] or Palaungic. Like most other Austroasiatic languages, Kemie has subject–verb–object (SVO) word order.

The Kemie's autonyms include man˩˧ met˥˧ 曼咪, kʰɤ˧˩ met˥˧ 克蔑, and kʰɤ˧˩ miŋ˧ 克敏 (Chen 2005:1).

Distribution

Kemie is spoken in the following villages by just over 1,000 people (Chen 2005:1).

  • Jinghong Township 景洪镇
    • Xiaomanmi 小曼咪村 (58 households, 256 persons)[4]
    • Damanmi 大曼咪村 (53 households, 234 persons)[5]
    • Jiangtou Manmi 江头曼咪村 (33 households, 124 persons)[6]
  • Manmi 曼咪村 (man13 met53) of Gadong Township 嘎东乡 (51 households, 228 persons)[7]
  • Sanjia 三家村 of Mengyang Township 勐养镇 (46 households, 200 persons)[8]

References

  1. ^ Kemie at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Kemiehua". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ 李云兵 / Li Yunbing. 2005. 布赓语研究 / Bugeng yu yan jiu (A Study of Bugeng [Bugan]). Beijing: 民族出版社 / Min zu chu ban she.
  4. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=229052
  5. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=229051
  6. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=229053
  7. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=227643
  8. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=201718
  • Chen Guoqing [陈国庆]. 2005. A Study of Kemie [Kemie yu yan jiu 克蔑语研究]. Beijing: Ethnic Publishing House [民族出版社].
  • Gao Yongqi [高永奇]. 2004. A Study of Buxing [Buxing yu yan jiu 布兴语研究]. Beijing: Ethnic Publishing House [民族出版社].


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