Man Met
Kemie
Native toChina
RegionSouthwest Yunnan
Native speakers
(900 cited 1990)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
mml – Man Met
kfj – Kemie (duplicate code)
Glottologkemi1240  Kemiehua
manm1238  Man Met
ELPMan Met

Man Met, or Kemie (Chinese: 克蔑话 Kemiehua), is a poorly classified Austroasiatic language spoken by about 1,000 people in Jinghong County, Xishuangbanna, China. It is classified as an Angkuic language by Paul Sidwell (2010). It may be or Mangic according to Li Yunbing (2005),[2] or Palaungic. Like most other Austroasiatic languages, Kemie has subject–verb–object (SVO) word order.

Autonyms include man13 met53 曼咪, kʰɤ31 met53 克蔑, and kʰɤ31 miŋ33 克敏 (Chen 2005:1), or khaʔ33 min33 (Yan & Zhou 2012:154).

Distribution

Kemie is spoken in the following villages by just over 1,000 people (Chen 2005:1).

References

  1. ^ Man Met at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Kemie (duplicate code) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Li, Yunbing 李云兵 (2005). Bùgēng yǔ yánjiū 布赓语研究 [A Study of Bugeng [Bugan]] (in Chinese). Beijing: Minzu chubanshe.
  3. ^ "Jǐnghóng Shì Yǔnjǐnghóng Jiēdào Bànshìchù Màngēlóng Cūnwěihuì Xiǎomànmī" 景洪市允景洪街道办事处曼戈龙村委会小曼咪 [Xiaomanmi, Mangelong Village Committee, Yunjinghong Sub-district Office, Jinghong City]. ynszxc.gov.cn (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2013-02-21.
  4. ^ "Jǐnghóng Shì Yǔnjǐnghóng Jiēdào Bànshìchù Màngēlóng Cūnwěihuì Dàmànmī" 景洪市允景洪街道办事处曼戈龙村委会大曼咪 [Damanmi, Mangelong Village Committee, Yunjinghong Sub-district Office, Jinghong City]. ynszxc.gov.cn (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2013-04-07.
  5. ^ "Jǐnghóng Shì Yǔnjǐnghóng Jiēdào Bànshìchù Màngēlóng Cūnwěihuì Jiāngtóu Mànmī" 景洪市允景洪街道办事处曼戈龙村委会江头曼咪 [Jiangtou Manmi, Mangelong Village Committee, Yunjinghong Sub-district Office, Jinghong City]. ynszxc.gov.cn (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2013-02-21.
  6. ^ "Jǐnghóng Shì Gāsǎ Zhèn Mànmài Cūnwěihuì Mànmī Cūn" 景洪市嘎洒镇曼迈村委会曼咪村 [Manmi Village, Manmai Village Committee, Gasa Town, Jinghong City]. ynszxc.gov.cn (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2013-02-21.
  7. ^ "Jǐnghóng Shì Měngyǎng Zhèn Mànjǐngkǎn Cūnwěihuì Sānjiā Cūn" 景洪市勐养镇曼景坎村委会三家村 [Sanjia Village, Manjingkan Village Committee, Mengyang Town, Jinghong City]. ynszxc.gov.cn (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2013-02-21.

Further reading

  • Chen, Guoqing 陈国庆 (2005). Kèmiè yǔ yánjiū 克蔑语研究 [A Study of Kemie] (in Chinese). Beijing: Minzu chubanshe.
  • Gao, Yongqi 高永奇 (2004). Bùxìng yǔ yánjiū 布兴语研究 [A Study of Buxing] (in Chinese). Beijing: Minzu chubanshe.
  • Yan, Qixiang 颜其香; Zhou, Zhizhi 周植志 (2012). Zhōngguó mèng gāomián yǔzú yǔyán yǔ nán yǎ yǔxì 中国孟高棉语族语言与南亚语系 [Mon-Khmer Languages of China and the Austroasiatic Family] (in Chinese). Beijing: Shehui kexue wenxian chubanshe.