• Language: Puyuma
  • Alternate names: Pyuma, Pilam, Pelam, Piyuma, Panapanayan, Kadas, Tipun, Sprache von Formosa, Proto-Puyuma, 卑南語
  • Language code: pyu
  • Language family: Austronesian
  • Number of speakers: ~1000
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script:

More information:

    Puyuma, meaning 'unity, concord' or 'send to the field', is an autonym used by the Nanwang community (Teng 2008). Puyuma is now used as a generic term for all the dialects together, because it is the most recognized name in the academic literature.