Zhuang, Lianshan

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A language of China

Population

48,000 (2007 census).

Location

West Guangdong Province, Lianshan Zhuang Yao autonomous county, Huaji county, Xiashuai and Zhongzhou districts; some in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund). Language of recognized nationality: Zhuang.

Dialects

A member of macrolanguage Zhuang [zha].

Language Use

Older adults and elderly. Positive attitudes.

Writing

Han (Hanzi, Kanji, Hanja) script [Hani], dating from Han dynasty, mainly used in non-official domains, gaining popularity.