Choni language

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Not to be confused with Hbrugchu language.
Choni
Thewo-Chone
Native to China
Region Gansu, Sichuan
Native speakers
150,000  (2004)[1]
Dialects
Thewo
Hbrugchu
Language codes
ISO 639-3 cda
Glottolog chon1285[2]

Choni (Jone) and Thewo are dialects of a Tibetic language spoken in western China in the vicinity of Chone County.

Choni has four contrastive aspirated fricatives: /sʰ/ /ɕʰ/, /ʂʰ/, /xʰ/.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Choni at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Choni". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Guillaume Jacques 2011. A panchronic study of aspirated fricatives, with new evidence from Pumi, Lingua 121.9:1518–1538

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