Zhaba language

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Zhaba
Zaba
Native to China
Native speakers
7,800 (2008)[1]
Sino-Tibetan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 zhb
Glottolog zhab1238[2]

Zhaba, also known as Bazi, Bozi, Draba, nDrapa, Zaba, Zha (Chinese: 扎坝语), is a poorly attested Qiangic language of Tibet spoken by 8,000 people in the Zhamai district of Yajiang County. It is spoken in Sichuan province: Ganzi Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Daofu (Dawu) county, Zhaba district; Yajiang(Nyagquka) county, Zhamai district.[3]

There is a description of the language written in Chinese: Huang Bufan 1991.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zhaba at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Zhaba". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ "Zhaba". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2017-02-10. 
  4. ^ Huang Bufan (黄布凡), 1991: 扎坝语 [Zhaba language]. In Dai Qingxia, Huang Bufan, Fu Ailan, Renzeng-Wangmu, and Liu Juhuang (戴庆厦、黄布凡、傅爱 兰、仁增旺姆、刘菊黄) Zangmianyu Shiwu-zhong (藏缅语十五种: Fifteen Tibeto-Burman languages). Beijing: Beijing Yanshan Chubanshe, pp. 64-97.