Na language

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Na
Narua
Native toChina
RegionSichuan
EthnicityMosuo
Language codes
ISO 639-3nru
Glottologyong1270[1]

Na (or Narua, Mosuo) is a is a language of the Naish subbranch of the Naic group of Sino-Tibetan languages.

Varieties[edit]

Yongning Na, which is spoken in Yongning township, Lijiang municipality, Yunnan, China, has been documented by Jacques and Michaud (2011).[2]

Lataddi Narua is notable for having only two tonal levels.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Yongning Na". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Jacques, Guillaume, and Alexis Michaud. 2011. "Approaching the historical phonology of three highly eroded Sino-Tibetan languages." Diachronica 28:468-498.
  3. ^ Dobbs, Roselle, and La Mingqing. 2016 "The two-level tonal system of Lataddi Narua." Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, Vol. 39:1 (2016), 67–104. doi:10.1075/ltba.39.1.04dob