Language of the Day for 14 May 2019


Dong, Northern [doc]

A language of
Population Full
463,000 in China (2003). Ethnic population: 2,880,000 (2010 census). Includes Southern Dong [kmc].
6b (Threatened). Language of recognized nationality: Dong.
Language Use
All domains. Some young people, all adults. Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn]. Used as L2 by Pa-Hng [pha], Southern Dong [kmc].
Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 55%. Dictionary.