Sartang language

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Region Arunachal Pradesh
Native speakers
1,000  (2005)[1]
Possibly Tibeto-Burman
Language codes
ISO 639-3 onp
Glottolog sart1249[2]

Sartang is a small language of India. It is one of the Kho-Bwa languages,[3] closest to Sherdukpen (50–60% lexical similarity) (Ethnologue 16).

Sartang (Boot Monpa) is spoken in the villages of Khoitam, Rahung, Namku-thangka (Salari), and Boot (Jerigaon) Khoina, West Kameng District (Dondrup 2004:1). There were 2,986 Sartang people as of 1996.


  1. ^ Sartang at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Sartang". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Post, Mark W. and Roger Blench (2011). "Siangic: A new language phylum in North East India", 6th International Conference of the North East India Linguistics Society, Tezpur University, Assam, India, Jan 31 – Feb 2