Bokar language

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Bokar
Bokar-Ramo-Pailibo
Region Assam, Tibet
Ethnicity Lhoba
Native speakers
(no estimate available)
Sino-Tibetan
  • Tani
    • Western Tani
      • Bokar
Dialects
Bokar
Ramo
Pailibo
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog boka1249[1]

Bokar, or Bokar-Ramo-Pailibo, is a Tani language spoken by Lhoba people in India and China.

In India, Bokar dialect (Boga'er Luoba, Bokar gom [bɔk˭ar ɡɔm]) is spoken in Ramang village, Monigong Circle, Arunachal Pradesh (Megu 1990). In China, it is spoken in Mainling County 米林县, Tibet (Ouyang 1985).

Ramo dialect is spoken in Mechukha Subdivision and Monigong Circle, West Siang District, Arunachal Pradesh (Badu 2004).

Pailibo dialect (Palibo, Libo) is spoken by 1,200 people in Tato, Charu, Payum, Tagur, Tado-Gitu, Irgo, and Yapik villages in Arunachal Pradesh (Badu 1994).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Bokar-Ramo-Pailibo". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.