Kuanhua
Damai
Native toChina
RegionSouthwest Yunnan
Native speakers
(1,000 cited 1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3xnh
Glottologkuan1250
ELPKuanhua

Kuan (Kuanhua 寬話 宽语), is a poorly classified Austroasiatic language spoken by about 1,000 people in Jinghong County, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China. Li (2005) proposes that it is a Mangic language.[2] Other possible affiliations include Palaungic and Khmuic.

References

  1. ^ Kuanhua at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Li, Yunbing 李云兵 (2005). Bùgēngyǔ yánjiū 布赓语研究 [A Study of Bugeng (Bugan)] (in Chinese). Beijing: Minzu chubanshe.