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Zhuàng 壯 Language
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Zhuàng 壯 (Zhuàngyǔ 壯語) is the language (or, more properly, a group of languages) spoken by the largest minority group in the People’s Republic of China, larger than Tibetan, Uyghur, and Mongol, with approximately 18 million speakers and semi-speakers, as projected from a population growth of 16.7% for minority people in China between 1990 and 2000. In the 1990 gover…

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Yongxian LUO, “Zhuàng 壯 Language”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_000185>
First published online: 2015

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