Language of the Day for 27 February 2020

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Guiqiong [gqi]

A language of
China
Population Full
6,000 (2000 Sun Hong Kai). 1,000 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 7,000 (2000 D. Bradley). About 1,000 ethnic Guiqiong reportedly understand Guiqiong, but do not speak it.
Status
6b (Threatened). Language of recognized nationality: Tibetan.
Language Use
Vigorous. Only in the village with their own people. Some young people, all adults. Children rarely use it. Negative attitudes. All also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].
Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.