Tanglang

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Tholo
Population

950 (Bradley 2007), decreasing.

Location

Northwest Yunnan Province, south Lijiang county, Tai’an district, Hongmai community. Locals call this area Tanglangba or Tanglang basin.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Similar to Lisu [lis].

Language Use

Most, including children, can speak the language (2007). Home, village, market. Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].

Language Development
Taught in primary schools.
Other Comments

Officially classified within Yi nationality.