Kuan language

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Not to be confused with Kuan language (Laos).
Kuanhua
Damai
Native to China
Region Southwest Yunnan
Native speakers
1,000  (1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 xnh
Glottolog kuan1250[2]

Kuan (Kuanhua), is a poorly classified ustroasiatic language spoken by about 1,000 people in Jinghong County, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China. Li (2005) proposes that it is a Mangic language.[3] Other possible affiliations include Palaungic and Khmuic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kuanhua at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Kuanhua". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ 李云兵 / Li Yunbing. 2005. 布赓语研究 / Bugeng yu yan jiu (A Study of Bugeng [Bugan]). Beijing: 民族出版社 / Min zu chu ban she.