Tinani language

Region Himachal Pradesh, Tibet
Native speakers
23,000 in India (2001)[1]
450 in China (1977)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lbf
Glottolog tina1246[2]

Tinani (Tinan) is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh and in western Tibet.

Tinani is spoken in the lower Chandra, Tinan, and Rangloi valleys of Lahaul and Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh (Ethnologue). Gondhla is main village.


  1. Tinani at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Tinani". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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