Bumang

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Manzhang Dai
Population

200 (2007).

Location

Yunnan Province, Honghe and Yi autonomous prefectures, Jinping Miao-Yao-Dai autonomous county, Mengla district, Manzhang-Shangzhai and Mangzhang-Xiazhai villages.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Young people can also speak Tai Don [twh] and Tai Dam [blt].

Other Comments

Though the Bumang are classified as being part of the official Dai nationality, their language is unlike the other 3 Dai language groups in their home county.