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Myanmar (Burma)

Drung

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Also: in -- Derung, Dulong, Qiu, Rawang, Tarong, Thrung, Trung, T'rung, Tulung
  • Scriptures published: None
  • Literacy: 68%--73%
    Second Language: Chinese, Mandarin [cmn] : 68%--73% (Census 2000 for Nu nationality)Burmese [mya] : 68%--73% (Census 2000 for Nu nationality)Lisu [lis] : 68%--73% (Census 2000 for Nu nationality)
  • Primary country: China
  • Region: Dulong River dialect (5,500): Far northwest Yunnan Province, Gongshan Dulong-Nu autonomous county, both sides of Dulong river. Nu River dialect (8,500): From Gongshan Dulong-Nu autonomous county west to Chayu (Zayü) county in Xizang Tibet Autonomous Region; Bingzhongluo of Gongshang county and the Chawalong district of Chayu county in Tibet
  • Also used in:
  • Religion: traditional religion, Christian
  • Livelihood: Agriculturalists; fishermen
  • Status: Language of recognized nationality in China
  • Number of users: 14,225 (; )
  • Vitality: Vigorous

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)

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