Yugur, East


A language of China

Alternate Names
Eastern Yogor, Enge’er, Enger, Shera Yogur, Shira Yugur, Yogor, Yugar, Yugu, Yögur

4,000 (Bradley 2007a). Ethnic population: 6,000 (2000 D. Bradley).


Gansu province: east Sunan Yugur autonomous county, Dahe, Kangle, and Mati districts; some in Qinghai province.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund). Language of recognized nationality: Yugur.

Language Use

Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 85% (2000 census, Yugur nationality). Written Chinese is in use. Dictionary. Grammar. Texts.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Buddhist.

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