Bokar language

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Bokar
Bokar-Ramo-Pailibo
RegionArunachal Pradesh, Tibet
EthnicityLhoba
Sino-Tibetan
  • Tani
    • Western Tani
      • Bokar
Dialects
  • Bokar
  • Ramo
  • Pailibo
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)
Glottologboka1249[1]

Bokar or Bokar-Ramo-Pailibo (IPA: [bɔk˭ar ɡɔm]; pinyin: Bogar Luoba) is a Tani language spoken by the Lhoba in West Siang district, Arunachal Pradesh, India (Megu 1990) and Nanyi Township 南伊珞巴民族乡, Mainling County, Tibet Autonomous Region, China (Ouyang 1985).

The Ramo dialect is spoken in Mechukha Subdivision and Monigong Circle (Badu 2004). The Pailibo dialect (Palibo, Libo) is spoken by 1200 people in Tato, Charu, Payum, Tagur, Tado-Gitu, Irgo, and Yapik villages (Badu 1994).

Writing system[edit]

Bokar is written in the Latin script in India and the Tibetan script in China.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bokar-Ramo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ [1]
  • Badu, Tapoli. 2004. Ramo language guide. Itanagar: Directorate of Research, Government of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Ouyang, Jueya. 1985. Luobazu Yuyan Jianzhi (Bengni-Boga'eryu) [Brief Description of the Luoba Nationality Language (The Bengni-Bokar Language)]. Beijing: Minzu Chubanshe.