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Ānóng 阿儂 Language
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1. General

Ethnically the Ānóng 阿儂 are members of the composite Nù 怒 nationality, which consists of speakers of the Trung-Ānóng-Rawang languages on one hand and speakers of the quite distinct Nùsū 怒蘇 and Zauzou (Róuruò 揉若) languages on the other. Ānóng (autonym: a³¹nuŋ³⁵) is in a lower-level linguistic subgroup of Tibeto-Burman comprised of Trung (Dúlóng 獨龍), Ānóng, and Rawang. The Ānóng discussed here is a moribund subset of a larger g…

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Graham THURGOOD, “Ānóng 阿儂 Language”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 02 April 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000251>
First published online: 2015

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