Language of the Day for 09 September 2013Print
A language of
L1 users: 27,700 (1990 census). Ethnic population: 34,000 (2000 census). Total users in all countries: 62,700.
7 (Shifting). Language of recognized nationality: Achang.
Longchuan dialect is stable, but other dialect speakers are shifting to Chinese. Many Han people in Longchuan County use Achang in informal situations. All domains. Mainly adults. Also use Chinese [zho], Jingpho [kac], Tai Nüa [tdd].
Literacy rate in L2: 86% (2000 census). Bible: 2011.