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Papora-Hoanya language

Native to Taiwan
Ethnicity Papora, Hoanya
Extinct (date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ppu
Glottolog papo1239[1]
(orange) The Papora-Hoanya, Babuza, and Thao languages

The Sinicized Papora and Hoanya dialects constituted a Formosan language of Taiwan. They were spoken across the middle western side of the island, around Lishui, Chingshui, Shalu, and inland to Taichung.[2]

Papora is also spelled Papola, Bupuran, Vupuran; another name is Hinapavosa.


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Papora". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ Ethnologue

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