Adi language

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Adi
Abor
Lhoba
Region Arunachal Pradesh, Assam
Ethnicity Adi people
Native speakers
< 97,000  (2000 census)[1]
(includes Bokar, Bori, Ramo)
Dialects
Padam
Shimong
Mising (Plains Miri)
Pasi
Language codes
ISO 639-3 adi
Glottolog misi1242  (partial coverage)[2]

Adi, or Abor, is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India. The various groups in the box at the right, speak Adi with slight variation in tones depending on geographical proximity from one another.

Dialects[edit]

Depending on tonic variation from region to region within the areas of their habitation, Adi (Siang) language can be grouped as follows:

  • Padam:
  • Minyong
  • Mising: Delu,Moying,Oyan,Shayang groups
  • Pasi
  • Karko:
  • Ashing:
  • Shimong:
  • Komkar:
  • Milang:
  • Bori:

Bokar-Ramo-pailibo:, spoken in upper reach of west Siang district, might also belong here.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adi at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Mising–Padam–Miri". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.