Hagei
Green Gelao
Native toChina and Vietnam
RegionGuizhou, Guangxi, Yunnan; Ha Giang Province
Native speakers
300 (2002)[1]
Kra–Dai
Language codes
ISO 639-3giq
Glottologgree1278
ELPGreen Gelao

Hagei (Hakei) or Green Gelao (Chinese: 青仡佬; sometimes translated as Blue Gelao) is a Gelao language spoken in China and Vietnam.[2][3]

Dialects

The primary dialectal areas where Hagei (Green Gelao) is still spoken are:[4]

The Hagei varieties of northern Guizhou, such as in Zunyi, are extinct.[8]

References

  1. ^ Hagei at Ethnologue (24th ed., 2021)
  2. ^ Li Jinfang [李锦芳]. 2006. Studies on endangered languages in the Southwest China [西南地区濒危语言调查研究]. Beijing: Minzu University [中央民族大学出版社].
  3. ^ Zhang Jimin 张済民. 1993. Gelao yu yan jiu 仡佬语研究 (A study of Gelao). Guiyang, China: Guizhou People's Press 贵州民族出版社.
  4. ^ Li Jinfang [李锦芳]. 2006. Studies on endangered languages in the Southwest China [西南地区濒危语言调查研究]. Beijing: Minzu University [中央民族大学出版社].
  5. ^ Kosaka, Ryūichi; Zhou, Guoyan; Li; Jinfang. 1998. Geyang yuyan cihuiji [仡央语言词汇集]. Guiyang: Guizhou Ethnic Publishing House [贵州民族出版社].
  6. ^ Shen Yumay. 2003. Phonology of Sanchong Gelao. M.A. Thesis, University of Texas at Arlington.
  7. ^ Samarina, Irina Vladimirovna [Самарина, Ирина Владимировна]. 2011. The Gelao language: materials for a Kadai comparative dictionary [Языки гэлао: материалы к сопоставительному словарю кадайских языко]. Moscow: Academia. ISBN 9785874443917
  8. ^ Zhou Guoyan 周国炎. 2004. Gelao zu mu yu sheng tai yan jiu 仡佬族母語生态硏究 (Studies on the linguistic ecology of the Gelao people). Beijing: Ethnic Publishing House 民族出版社.