Yinchia

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Black Riang, Ranei, Striped Karen, Yin Kya, Yinnet
Population

12,000 (2008), decreasing.

Location

South Shan State.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Related to Riang Lang [ril].

Typology

SVO

Language Use

Endangered. Also use Shan [shn] (southern dialect) or Burmese [mya].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%.
Other Comments

Belha. Buddhist, traditional religion.