Lop dialect

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Lop
Ľor télé / Льор теълеъ
Native to China
Region Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Lop County
Native speakers
(undated figure of 25,000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog lopn1238  Lopnor[2]
lopp1238  Lop – duplicate entry[3]

Lop, also known as Lopnor or Lopnur is a language[citation needed] spoken in Lop County in Xinjiang, China.

Classification[edit]

Lop belongs to the Karluk branch of Turkic languages, along with Uyghur and Uzbek. Its status as a distinct language from Uyghur is disputed. Although it has some features that differentiate it from standard Uyghur, it is considered by some linguists to be one of its dialects.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uighur at Ethnologue (12th ed., 1992).
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Lopnor". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Lop". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

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