Leinong language

Leinong Naga, or Htang Ngan, is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Burma. Leinong Naga is spoken in about 25 villages of Lahe Township and northwestern Hkamti Township, Naga Self-Administered Zone (formerly administered as part of Hkamti District), Sagaing Division, Myanmar (Ethnologue). Dialects are Yao Dyang (Northern Leinong, Zau Dyang) and Southern Leinong (Ethnologue).

Leinong
Htang Ngan
Native toBurma
EthnicityLeinong Naga
Native speakers
7,000 (2008)[1]
Sino-Tibetan
Language codes
ISO 639-3lzn
Glottologlein1237[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leinong at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Leinong Naga". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.