Kachin–Luic languages

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Kachin–Luic
Jingpho–Sak
Geographic
distribution:
India, Burma
Linguistic classification: Sino-Tibetan
  • Sal ?
    • Kachin–Luic
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: jing1259[1]

The Kachin–Luic or Kachinic languages are a family of Sino-Tibetan languages of the Sal branch spoken in eastern India and Burma, consisting of the Jingpho (aka Kachin) language and the Sak (aka Luish) languages Sak, Kadu, Andro, and Sengmai.

Note: Ethnologue and Glottolog include the extinct or nearly extinct Taman language in the Jingpo branch.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Jingpho–Luish". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • George van Driem (2001). Languages of the Himalayas: An Ethnolinguistic Handbook of the Greater Himalayan Region. Brill.