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Senthang language

Senthang
RegionBurma
Native speakers
33,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3sez
Glottologsent1260

Senthang (Sethang Chin) is a Kuki-Chin-Mizo language of Burma. The Senthang dialects share 79% to 95% lexical similarity.[2]

Geographical distribution

Senthang is spoken in the following locations (Ethnologue).

VanBik (2009:55)[3] lists the following Senthang villages: Buanlung, Bungluah, Bungzung, Chawncum, Cintlang, Dongva, Dumva, Hausen, Keizuan, Khuapi, Langpho, Leium, Lichia, Lunghau, Lungrang, Lungtar, Phaipha, Phaizawng, Sakta, Sumsi, Surkhua, Zathal, Lungkhin, Dinlaupa, Leipi.

Dialects

Ethnologue lists the following dialects of Senthang.

  • Surkhua (Lungrang)
  • Sumsi
  • Sakta
  • Central Senthang (Bungzung, Khuapi, Lei-Um, Phaipha)
  • Sonse

References

  1. ^ Senthang at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Myanmar". Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-10-10.
  3. ^ VanBik, Kenneth. 2009. Proto-Kuki-Chin: A Reconstructed Ancestor of the Kuki-Chin Languages. STEDT Monograph 8. ISBN 0-944613-47-0.
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