Zhaba language

Native to China
Native speakers
7,800 (2008)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 zhb
Glottolog zhab1238[2]

Zhaba is a poorly attested Qiangic language of Tibet spoken by 8,000 people in the Zhamai district of Yajiang County.

There is a description of the language written in Chinese: Huang Bufan 1991.[3]


  1. Zhaba at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Zhaba". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. Huang Bufan (黄布凡), 1991: 扎坝语 [Zhaba language]. In Dai Qingxia, Huang Bufan, Fu Ailan, Renzeng-Wangmu, and Liu Juhuang (戴庆厦、黄布凡、傅爱 兰、仁增旺姆、刘菊黄) Zangmianyu Shiwu-zhong (藏缅语十五种: Fifteen Tibeto-Burman languages). Beijing: Beijing Yanshan Chubanshe, pp. 64-97.

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