Hpon language

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Native to Burma
Ethnicity 1,500 (2007)[1]
Extinct by 2007[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 hpo
Glottolog hpon1238[2]

Hpon (Hpun) is a moribund Burmish language language spoken by older adults in the gorges of the upper Irrawaddy River of Burma, north of Bhamo. There are two dialects, northern and southern.


  1. ^ a b Hpon at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Hpon". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.