Chintang language

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Chintang
छिन्ताङ्
Pronunciation [ˈtsʰintaːŋ]
Region Dhankuta District, Nepal
Ethnicity 5,000 (2011 census?)[1]
Native speakers
3,700 (2011 census)[2]
Sino-Tibetan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ctn
Glottolog chhi1245[3]

Chintang (Chintang: छिन्ताङ् Chintāṅ / Chhintang) is an eastern Kiranti language spoken by 5,000 to 6,000 people in Chintang village in Dhankuta District, Koshi Zone, Nepal.

References

  1. Chintang language at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. Chintang at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Chhintange". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

Bibliography

Bickel, Balthasar, G. Banjade, M. Gaenszle, E. Lieven, N. P. Paudyal, & I. Purna Rai et al. (2007). Free prefix ordering in Chintang. Language, 83 (1), 43–73.

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