[aka Manzhang Dai, 曼仗傣, Bumang]

Classification: Austro-Asiatic



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The newly discovered Bumang (bvp) 布芒 language of Mengla Xiazhai and Mengla Shangzhai, Jinping County, Yunnan, China (金平縣苗族瑶族傣族自治縣勐拉地區的曼仗上寨和曼仗下寨) is said to be descended from 19th century Kháng immigrants from Vietnam. There are only 200 speakers left and none of them are monolinguals (DAO Jie 刀潔 2006, 2007; J. Edmondson 2010).

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