Achang language

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Achang
Native to China, Burma
Ethnicity Achang
Native speakers
63,000  (1990–2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 acn
Glottolog acha1249[2]

The Achang language (autonym: ŋa˨˩tʂhaŋ˨˩; Chinese: 阿昌) is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken by the Achang (AKA Maingtha) in China.

Distribution[edit]

Achang is spoken in the following locations (阿昌语简志).

Xiandao[edit]

Xiandao 仙岛 dialect (100 speakers; autonym kʰan˧˩tau˧˩) is spoken in the following two locations in Yingjiang County, Dehong Prefecture, Yunnan, China (Xiandaoyu Yanjiu).

  • Xiandaozhai 仙岛寨, Mangmian Village 芒面村, Jiemao Township 姐冒乡[3]
  • Meng'ezhai 勐俄寨, Mangxian Village 芒线村, Jiemao Township 姐冒乡[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Achang at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Achang". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vindex.aspx?departmentid=150440
  4. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vindex.aspx?departmentid=150426

External links[edit]