Langue / Language lyngam / Lyngam [ləŋam]
Autres noms / Alternate names megam en Garo / Megam in Garo
Code international : lyg
Nombre locuteurs / Number of speakers

Environ 72 000 locuteurs natifs (dans les dites West Khasi Hills, environ 2500 locuteurs au Bengladesh)

About 72 000 native speakers (in the so-called West Khasi Hills and about 2500 in Bangladesh)

Classification / Classification

lyngam > bhah + nongtrei + rongrin + langma (incluant kalmakanda) + dygir
Parlers composites à dominante Lyngam influencés par le garo : megam, shallang, langja Parlers composites à composante Lyngam influencés surtout par le Pnar : langrin, mailang, marskun, nobosohpoh, nongstoin
Autres parlers à composante minoritaire lyngam à dominantes khasi et pnar : maram, nongspun, nongkhlaw
Voir cartes 1 et 2 du groupe pnaric-war-lyngam habituellement appellé khasian

Lyngam > Bhah + Nongtrei + Rongrin + Langma (including Kalmakanda) + Dygir
Composite varieties with mainly Lyngam and influenced by Garo: Megam, Shallang, Langja Composite varieties mainly influenced by Pnar : Langrin, Mailang, Marskun, Nobosohpoh, Nongstoin Other composite varieties with lyngam but mainly influenced by Khasi and Pnar : Maram, Nongspun, Nongkhlaw
See maps 1 and 2 of the group Pnaric-War-Lyngam usually called Khasian

Zone géographique / Geographical area
Lieu d'enquête / Location where fieldword is conducted
(carte / map ©Ssolbergj - Wikipedia)

indiaAsie > Inde > Meghalaya
Asie > Bengladesh > Nord

Asia > India > Meghalaya
Asia > Bangladesh > North

Spécialiste(s) au Lacito / Specialist(s) at Lacito

Anne DALADIER

Publications sur cette langue au Lacito / Publications on this language at Lacito

• 2016, DALADIER Anne, The counting unit system of Pnar, War, Khasi, Lyngam and its traces in Austroasiatic composite cardinal systems, North East Indian Linguistics 7, chap. 12, eds. Linda Konnerth, Stephen Morey, Priyankoo Sarmah, Amos Teo, Canberra, Australian National University: Asia-Pacific Linguistics Open Access
• 2012 DALADIER Anne --text Numeral System in Lyngngam -- In : Numeral Systems of the World's Languages, 2012, -- [Données en ligne]
• 2011, DALADIER Anne -- The group Pnaric-War-Lyngngam and Khasi as a branch of Pnaric -- In : Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society, 2011, 4(2):169-206.

a Accès aux enregistrements de cette langue / Available recordings in this language

 


Liens / Links

linkLiens / links:
Pnar, Khasi, War and Lyngam (Map 1)
Pnar and Khasi traditional territories in Meghalaya, War and Lyngam settlements, mixed varieties (Map 2)


Langues et civilisations
à tradition orale
(UMR7107)