Pangkhu language

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Pangkhua
Pangkhu
Native to Bangladesh, India
Region Bilaichari, Jorachari, Barkal, & Baghaichari districts, and parts of Rangamati district
Native speakers
3,200 in Bangladesh (2012)[1]
unknown number in India[1]
Sino-Tibetan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pkh
Glottolog pank1249[2]

Pangkhua (Pangkhu), or Paang, is a Kukish language primarily spoken in Bangladesh. Most speakers of Pangkhu are bilingual in Bengali, and most education in Pangkhu is conducted in that language.

Dialects[edit]

The dialects of the two main communities that use Pangkhu, Bilaichari and Konglak, share 88% of their basic vocabulary.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Pangkhua at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Pankhu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

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