Qidi language

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Qidi
Qiedi
Native to China
Region Yunnan
Ethnicity Hani
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog None

Qidi (Chinese: 期弟; also called Qiedi 切弟) is a Southern Loloish language of Yunnan, China. Qidi is spoken in Jiangcheng Hani and Yi Autonomous County, Mojiang Hani Autonomous County, and Lüchun County.

In Mojiang County, Qiedi is spoken by a total of 1,497 people in Baliu Township 坝溜乡 (Yang & Zhang 2010:9).

Vocabulary[edit]

Hu & Dai (1964:80)[1] cite the following forms for Qidi (七第). Gloss translations are from Wheatley (1982:13).[2]

  • tsa31 'eat' (吃)
  • ti31 'hit, beat' (打)
  • dɯ̱33 'foam, soak' (泡沫)
  • de̱33 'live, exist' (活)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hu Dan [胡坦] & Dai Qingxia [戴庆厦]. 1964. Haniyu yuanyin de songjin 哈尼语元音的松紧. In Zhongguo Yuwen 《中国语文》 1964:1, pp.76-89.
  2. ^ Wheatley, Julian K. 1982. "Comments On the 'Hani' Dialects of Loloish." In Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, 7 , no. 1: 1-38.
  • Yang Hong [杨洪], Zhang Hong [张红]. 2010. Demographics and current situations of Hani subgroups in Mojiang County [墨江哈尼族自治县哈尼支系与人口现状调查研究]. Journal of Honghe University [红河学院学报]. Vol. 8, No. 3. Jun. 2010. DOI:10.13963/j.cnki.hhuxb.2010.03.028
  • You Weiqiong [尤伟琼]. 2013. Classifying ethnic groups of Yunnan [云南民族识别研究]. Beijing: Nationalities Press [民族出版社].