Khalong Tibetan language

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Khalong Tibetan
Native to China
Region Sichuan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog None

Khalong Tibetan is a Tibetic language of Sichuan, China, once considered a dialect of Khams. It is spoken in Zamtang County of Ngawa Prefecture. Phonological and grammatical details reflect a Shawu (Gyarong) substrate.[1]


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


  • T-S. Sun Jackson, 2002. "Perfective stem renovation in Khalong Tibetan", Communication pre'sente'e au 8th Himalayan Symposium, Universite' de Berne, 19–22 September.