Dongwang Tibetan language

Dongwang Tibetan
Native to China
Region Yunnan
Native speakers
6,000 (2005)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog None

Dongwang Tibetan is a Tibetic language of Yunnan, China, once considered a dialect of Khams. It is spoken in the eastern part of Shangri-La County along the Dongwang River by about 6,000 people.[1]


  1. 1 2 N. Tournadre (2005) "L'aire linguistique tibétaine et ses divers dialectes." Lalies, 2005, n°25, p. 7–56


  • Ellen Bartee, 2007. A grammar of Dongwang Tibetan.
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