Blang language

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Blang
Pulang
RegionChina, Burma
EthnicityBlang
Native speakers
(68,000 cited 1994–2000)[1]
Dialects
  • Phang
  • Kem Degne
Tai Tham, Tai Le
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
blr – Blang
stu – Samtao
Glottologblan1242  Blang
samt1238  Samtao
Linguasphere46-DBA-c

Blang (Pulang) is the language of the Blang people of Burma and China. Samtao of Burma is a dialect.[2]

Dialects include the following (Bulangyu Jianzhi 1986).

  • Bulang 布朗; representative dialect: Xinman'e 新曼俄, Bulangshan District 布朗山区, Menghai County[3]
  • A'erwa 阿尔佤 (Awa 阿佤); representative dialect: Guanshuang 关双, Mengman Township 勐满镇, Menghai County[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blang at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Samtao at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ "Mon-Khmer Classification (Draft)".
  3. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=140952
  4. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=178019

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