E

A language of China

ISO 639-3: eee
 

Population 30,000 (1992 Edmondson).
Region Northern Guangxi-Zhuang Autonomous Region, Rongshui Hmong Autonomous County, Yongle Township, and neighboring border areas of Luocheng Mulam Autonomous County. Yongle and nineteen surrounding villages.
Alternate names   Kjang E, "Wuse Hua", "Wusehua"
Classification Tai-Kadai, Kam-Tai, Be-Tai, Tai-Sek, Tai, Central
Language use Chinese is the second language (especially the Tuguai Hua variety of Cantonese) or Yue.
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A mixed language, with large amounts of Tuguai Hua (Chinese) vocabulary, tone category, voice quality, and some word structure. The grammar has been more resistant to Chinese influence. Officially under the Zhuang nationality in China, but the speakers do not speak Zhuang. "Wuse" is the Chinese name, with derogatory connotations. 'E' is their name for themselves. Tonal. Plains. Agriculturalists: paddy rice; skilled labor. Traditional religion.