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Siangic languages

Siangic
Geographic
distribution:
Arunachal Pradesh
Linguistic classification: possibly Sino-Tibetan or an independent family
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: koro1317[1]

The Siangic languages are a small family of possibly Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in Arunachal Pradesh, northeast India. They are Koro and Milang. The latter used to be classified as a divergent member of the Tani languages.

The Siangic languages have a large proportion of non-Sino-Tibetan core vocabulary. It is not yet clear whether this is a substrate in an otherwise Sino-Tibetan family, shared to a lesser extent with the Tani languages, or whether Siangic is an independent language family that has undergone extensive Sino-Tibetan influence.

Greater Siangic

Greater Siangic
(proposed)
Geographic
distribution:
Arunachal Pradesh
Linguistic classification: possibly Sino-Tibetan or an independent family
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: macr1268[1]
mish1241[2]

Roger Blench (2014) proposes a Greater Siangic family that includes the Digaro languages (Idu Mishmi and Taraon) and Pre-Tani, the hypothetical substrate language branch

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