Zhuang, Liuqian

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A language of China

Population

370,000 (2007).

Location

Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, east of Liujiang and north of Qianjiang rivers; includes north Wuxuan, Xiangzhou, and Luzhai; possibly Pingle, Yangshuo, and Hezhou.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened). Language of recognized nationality: Zhuang.

Dialects

A member of macrolanguage Zhuang [zha].

Language Use

All domains. Some young people, all adults. Positive attitudes. Used as L2 by Lakkia [lbc].

Writing

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