Bokar language

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Bokar
Bokar-Ramo-Pailibo
Region Assam, Tibet
Ethnicity Lhoba
Native speakers
(no estimate available)
Sino-Tibetan
  • Tani
    • Western Tani
      • Bokar
Dialects
Bokar
Ramo
Pailibo
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog boka1249[1]

Bokar or Bokar-Ramo-Pailibo (IPA: [bɔk˭ar ɡɔm]; pinyin: Bogar Luoba) is a Tani language spoken by the Lhoba in West Siang district, Arunachal Pradesh, India (Megu 1990) and Mainling County, Tibet Autonomous Region, China (Ouyang 1985).

The Ramo dialect is spoken in Mechukha Subdivision and Monigong Circle (Badu 2004). The Pailibo dialect (Palibo, Libo) is spoken by 1200 people in Tato, Charu, Payum, Tagur, Tado-Gitu, Irgo, and Yapik villages (Badu 1994).

Writing system[edit]

Bokar is written in the Latin script in India and the Tibetan script in China.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Bokar-Ramo-Pailibo". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ [1]