[Ltru] Pinyin language?
cowan at ccil.org
Fri Oct 30 16:02:46 CET 2009
Mark Davis â?? scripsit:
> I was surprised to see the following; anyone know about it?
> Type: language
> Subtag: pny
> Description: Pinyin
> Added: 2009-07-29
Thus spake the Ethnologue
at http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=pny :
A language of Cameroon
ISO 639-3: pny
Population 24,600 (2001 SIL).
Region North West Province, Mezam Division, southwest Bamenda
Subdivision, southwest of Bamenda.
Language map Southwestern Cameroon, Enlarged Area, reference number 186
Alternate names Bapinyi, Pelimpo
Dialects Related to Awing [aal], Ngemba [nge], Bafut [bfd],
Classification Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo,
Bantoid, Southern, Wide Grassfields, Narrow
Grassfields, Mbam-Nkam, Ngemba
Language development Literacy rate in L2: 15%-25%.
Coincidences will happen.
John Cowan http://ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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