Sibe
Xibe
ᠰᡳᠪᡝ ᡤᡳᠰᡠᠨ
sibe gisun
Pronounce [ɕivə kisun]
Country China
Region Xinjiang
Ethnicity 189,000 Sibe people (2000)
Speakers
30,000 (2000)
Family
Tungusic
  • Southern
    • Sibe
Writing
Sibe alphabet (variant of the Manchu alphabet)
AreaXinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Qapqal, Huocheng, Gongliu, Xinyuan, Nilka, Tekes and Zhaosu counties; Ili Prefecture, Yining City; Tacheng Prefecture, Tacheng County; Bortala Prefecture, Bole County, Ürümqi City.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 sjo
Glottolog xibe1242
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