Kachin–Luic languages

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Kachin–Luic
Jingpho–Sak
Geographic
distribution
India, Burma
Linguistic classification Sino-Tibetan
  • Sal ?
    • Kachin–Luic
Subdivisions
Glottolog jing1259[1]

The Kachin–Luic or Kachinic languages are a family of Sino-Tibetan languages of the Sal branch spoken in eastern India and Burma, consisting of the Jingpho (also known as Kachin) language and the Sak (a.k.a. Luish) languages Sak, Kadu, Andro, and Sengmai.

Note: Ethnologue and Glottolog include the extinct or nearly extinct Taman language in the Jingpo branch.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Jingpho–Luish". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • George van Driem (2001). Languages of the Himalayas: An Ethnolinguistic Handbook of the Greater Himalayan Region. Brill.