Language of the Day for 27 May 2019


Zhuang, Yongnan [zyn]

A language of
Population Full
1,800,000 in China (2000 J. Edmondson). Total users in all countries: 1,810,000.
6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality: Zhuang.
Language Use
Vigorous. All domains, especially in rural homes when no outsiders are present. Used by all. Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn], particularly the southwestern dialect. Also use Yue Chinese [yue], especially in business, education, government, market, and other domains. Many are partially or fully bilingual in one or more dialects.
Language Development