Ai-Cham

A language of China

ISO 639-3: aih
 

Population 2,700 (2000).
Region 13 villages in Di'e and Boyao townships in Libo County of the Qiannan Buyi-Miao Autonomous Prefecture in southern Guizhou Province.
Alternate names   Jiamuhua, Jinhua, Atsam
Dialects Di'e, Boyao. The two dialects listed have phonological differences, but are largely intelligible to each other's speakers. Similar to Mak.
Classification Tai-Kadai, Kam-Tai, Kam-Sui
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Part of the Bouyei nationality. SVO; tonal, 6 tones. Polytheist.