Family: Buyang

Comments on subclassification

Ostapirat, Weera 2000

Retired in ISO 639-3: Split into three languages: E'ma Buyang [yzg]; Langnian Buyang [yln]; Baha Buyang [yha]

  • Change request: 2007-012
  • ISO 639-3: byu
  • Name: Buyang
  • Reason: split
  • Effective: 2008-01-14

Excerpt from change request document:

These three varieties of Buyang are not mutually intelligible, and are significantly different in lexicon,

Langnian - E'ma 78% similarity, yet not intelligible despite frequent contact. Langnian - Baha 50% lexical similarity

E'ma - Baha 48% lexical similarity

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