• Language: Yerong
  • Alternate names: Ban Yao, Da Ia, Daban Yao, Eastern Buyang, Guangxi Buyang, Ia Hrong, Iron Yao, Khyung Buyang, Liu Yao, Napo Buyang, Six Yao, Tie Yao, Tu Yao Indigenous Yao, Yalang, Yang Khyung, Yerong Buyang
  • Language code: yrn
  • Language family: Tai-Kadai, Kadaic, Eastern Kra, Buyang
  • Number of speakers: 380
  • Vulnerability: Endangered [Read more...]
  • Script: Category

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    Yerong is a language of China. It is spoken in West Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Baise prefecture, Napo county, on the Yunnan Province and Viet Nam border; Longhe district, Rongtun and Gonghe villages; Pohe district, Shanhe, Yong’an and Guoba.


    Yerong is closely related to, but not mutually intelligible of, the 3 Buyang languages. May be most similar to En (See: En) of Northern Viet Nam. Lexical similarity: 67% with Langnian Buyang (See: Buyang, Langnian), 63% with E’ma Buyang (See: Buyang, E’ma?), and 46% with Baha Buyang (See: Buyang, Baha).

    The Yerong Verb