Tibetan Dialects from Southern Kham
|Language||Tibetan (ISO639-3:bod), Khams (ISO639-3:khg)|
|Affiliation||University of Michigan|
|Collection Status||Collection online|
Summary of the deposit
Lessons for a beginner level understanding of the dialects based on the model in Tournadre and Dorje’s Manual of Standard Tibetan. Includes dialogues by native speakers, some transliteration in IPA, and occasional notes on grammar and vocabulary.
Kong jo ra ba (Benzilan) is spoken in Benzilan village, Deqin County, Diqing Prefecture, Yunnan. It belongs to an independent subgroup of the sDerong-nJol dialect group.
bDe chen (Diqiin, བདེ་ཆེན་) is spoken in the Lhasa district of central Tibet.
Mi li (Mu li, སྨི་ལི་རང་སྐྱོང་རྫོང་) (ISO-639: ymh) is spoken by an estimated 23,000 people in Yunnan Province, Jingdong, Yunxian, Zhneyuan and Xinping counties.
Contains lessons based on a Standard Tibetan dialect template.
Acknowledgement and citation
To refer to any data from the collection, please cite as follows:
Sparham, Gareth. 2013. Tibetan Dialects from Southern Kham. London: SOAS University of London, Endangered Languages Archive. Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/2196/00-0000-0000-0008-33D7-3. Accessed on [insert date here].