Maang language

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Maang
Mo'ang
Native to China
Region Funing County, Yunnan
Ethnicity Yi
Native speakers
unknown (5,000 cited 1982)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Linguist list
1hn

Maang (Chinese: 么昂话; autonym: maːŋ˧ or mӕ̱aŋ˧) or Mo'ang (Chinese: 未昂话; autonym: mɯaŋ˥˩) is a Lolo-Burmese language of Wenshen Prefecture, Yunnan, China and northern Vietnam.

Lama (2012) classifies it with Mantsi as the most divergent branch of Lolo–Burmese.

Distribution[edit]

Mo'ang is spoken in the following locations of Funing County, Yunnan and Guangxi according to Wu (1993).

  • Longyang 龙洋, Banlun township 板仑乡
  • Longmai 龙迈, Banlun township 板仑乡
  • Mula 木腊, Banlun township 板仑乡
  • Ligong 里拱, Lida township 里达镇
  • Zhechang 者长
  • Dana 达那
  • Nianbi 念必

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wu Zili (1993)
  • Wu Zili [武自立]. 1993. A preliminary study of the Mo'ang language of Funing County, Yunnan Province [云南富宁未昂话初探]. Minzu Yuwen 2. http://wuxizazhi.cnki.net/Search/MZYW199302009.html
  • Lama, Ziwo Qiu-Fuyuan (2012), Subgrouping of Nisoic (Yi) Languages, thesis, University of Texas at Arlington (archived)

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