Qiangic languages

Qiangic languages

Qiangic is a language family of northeastern Tibeto-Burman languages spoken in Tibet and some other western areas of China.

Family division

Qiangic consists of 12 languages:

: 1. Jiarong (a.k.a. rGyal-rong): A. Qiang::: 2. Northern Qiang::: 3. Southern Qiang: 4. Ergong: 5. Zaba: 6. Guichong: 7. Muya: 8. Ersu (a.k.a. Tosu): 9. Choyo: 10. Narmuyi: 11. Shixing: 12. Pumi (a.k.a. Primi): 13. Tangut (disputed)

ee also

* Tibeto-Burman languages

External links

* Ethnologue: [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_family.asp?subid=91445 Qiangic]
* Ethnologue: [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_family.asp?subid=91444 Tangut-Qiang]
* [http://xiang.free.fr/indexfr.htm Site on Qiangic languages (French and Chinese)]


* Bradley, David. (1997). Tibeto-Burman languages and classification. In D. Bradley (Ed.), "Papers in South East Asian linguistics: Tibeto-Burman languages of the Himalayas" (No. 14, pp. 1-71). Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
* Sun, Hongkai. (1983). The nationality languages in the six valleys and their language branches. "Yunnan Minzuxuebao", "3", 99-273. (Written in Chinese).

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