Li Jinfang

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Li Jinfang (Chinese: 李锦芳; pinyin: Lǐ Jǐnfāng; born October 1963 in Tianlin County, Guangxi) is a Chinese linguist at Minzu University in Beijing, China. Li, an ethnic Zhuang, is a leading specialist in the Tai–Kadai languages of southern China, especially the Kra (Geyang) branch. Li's doctoral dissertation focused on the Buyang language, and was published as Studies on the Buyang Language (布央语研究, Bùyāng Yǔ Yánjiū) in 1999.

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Li's Studies on endangered languages in the Southwest China (西南地区濒危语言调查研究, Xīnán Dìqū Bīnwēi Yǔyán Diàochá Yánjiū) describes the following languages.

  • Buyang
  • En
  • Gelao of Judu, Yueliangwan, Bigong, Dagouchang
  • Pubiao
  • Chadong
  • Hu
  • Bugan
  • Lai (Bolyu)

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