Horpa language

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Native to China
Region Sichuan and Tibet
Native speakers
50,000  (2002–2004)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
ero – Horpa
jih – Shangzhai (sTodsde)

Horpa, or Ergong, is a Rgyalrongic language, or languages, of China. Ethnologue 16 lists Shangzhai Horpa (sTodsde) as a distinct language. Horpa is spoken in Ergong, Dasang District, Danba County, Garze, Sichuan.[2] It is also spoken in nearby Dawu County, Sichuan.


  1. ^ Horpa at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Shangzhai (sTodsde) at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ "Chinese: 甘孜州丹巴县大桑区尔龚" Chinese: ; pinyin: Sūn, Chinese: 宏开; pinyin: Hóngkāi (1991). Chinese: 藏缅语音和词汇 [Tibeto-Burman Phonology and Lexicon]. Chinese Social Sciences Press. p. 211.