Funing County, Yunnan

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Funing County
Location of Funing County (pink) and Wenshan Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Location of Funing County (pink) and Wenshan Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Country China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture Wenshan
Area
 • Total 5,459 km2 (2,108 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 390,000
 • Density 71/km2 (190/sq mi)
Postal code 663400
Area code(s) 0876
Website http://www.ynfn.gov.cn/

Funing County (富宁县; pinyin: Fùníng Xiàn) is located in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan province, China.

Ethnic groups[edit]

Ethnic groups of Funing County include the following. Population statistics are from 1990, and are sourced from the Funing County Ethnic Gazetteer 富宁县民族志 (1998).

Zhuang[edit]

The Funing County Ethnic Gazetteer (Lu and Nong 1998) identifies the following Zhuang subgroups.[2]

  • Butu (布土)
  • Tianbao (天保)
  • Bu’ao (布傲)
  • Jiazhou (甲州)
  • Longjiang (龙降)
  • Mayang (麻央)
  • Yangwu (洋乌)
  • Buli (布俚)
  • Buyei (布越)
  • Long’an (隆安)
  • Buyang (布央)

Yi[edit]

According to the Funing County Ethnic Gazetteer 富宁县民族志 (1998), ethnic Yi numbered 11,249 as of 1991, or 3.15% of the total county population. The Zhuang exonym for the Yi is Bùměng 布孟 (also Měngrén 孟人).

Yi subgroups of Funing County[2]
Yi group (Chinese name) Local names (autonyms, exonyms) No. of villages
White Yi 白彝 Měngpiāo 孟瓢, Měngdǎi 蒙歹 59
Gāokùjiǎo White Yi
高裤脚白彝 (高白彝)
Měngkōng 蒙空, Měngpéng 蒙彭 13
Black Yi 黑彝 Měngnà 孟那, Měngjí 蒙吉, Měngxìn 蒙信 3
Flowery Yi 花彝 Měngyī 孟衣, Kèduǒ 克朵, Měngyóu 蒙尤 14
White Flowery Yi 白花彝 Měngbào 孟刨 1
Sinicized Yi 汉彝 Měnglàng 孟浪 2
Měngméi Lolo 孟梅倮 Měngtáng 孟堂, Kèliè 克列  ?

There are 92 villages with ethnic Yi (in 38 administrative villages), consisting of 54 pure Yi villages and 38 ethnically mixed villages.[2]

Yi subgroups by township[2]
Township Ethnic Yi
population
Percentage
within township
Ethnic Yi subgroups
Xīnhuá 新华乡 249 0.75% Měngdǎi 蒙歹 (White Yi)
Bǎnlún 板仑乡 2,786 11.61% Měngkōng 蒙空 (High-Trouser Yi)
Lǐdá 里达镇 1,293 6.02% Měngdǎi 蒙歹 (White Yi), Měngkōng 蒙空 (High-Trouser Yi)
Mùlún 睦伦乡 1,774 10.11% Měngdǎi 蒙歹 (White Yi)
Mùyāng 木央乡 3,454 12.47% Měngdǎi 蒙歹 (White Yi), Kèliè 克列 (Mengmei Yi), Kèduǒ 克朵 (Flowery Yi),
Měnglàng 孟浪 (Sinicized Yi), Měngjí 蒙吉 (Black Yi)

Ethnic Yi are found in the following villages of Funing County.[2]

  • Xinhua Township 新华乡
    • Gedang Village 格当村[3][4]
  • Banlun Township 板仑乡
    • Longyang Village 龙洋村[5]
    • Longmai Village龙迈村[6]
  • Lida Township 里达镇
  • Mulun Township 睦伦乡
  • Muyang Township 木央乡
    • Mengmei, Puyang Village 普阳村孟梅[15]
    • Mushu Village 木树村[16]
    • Musang, Daping Village 大坪村木桑[4][17]
    • Mugang Village 木杠村[18]
  • Tianpeng Township 田蓬镇

Transport[edit]

Historical sites[edit]

  • Liuyi Hall of Elders 六宜村老人亭[19]
  • Poya Hall of Elders 坡芽村老人亭[20]
  • Guichao Old Town 归朝古镇[21]
  • The ancient village of Pingkun 坪坤村[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Johnson, Eric C. 2011. "A Lexical and Phonological Comparison of the Central Taic Languages of Wenshan Prefecture, China: Getting More Out of Language Survey Wordlists Than Just Lexical Similarity Percentages." SIL Electronic Working Papers 2011-005: 170.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Lu Zhengyuan (吕正元) and Nong Lansheng (农览生), chief editors. 1998. Funing Xian Minzu Zhi [Funing County Nationalities Almanac]. Kunming: Yunnan Ethnic Publishing House.
  3. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=189946
  4. ^ a b c Lama, Ziwo Qiu-Fuyuan. 2012. Subgrouping Of Nisoic (Yi) Languages: A Study From The Perspectives Of Shared Innovation And Phylogenetic Estimation. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas at Arlington.
  5. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=238706
  6. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=238704
  7. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vindex.aspx?departmentid=238705
  8. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=238831
  9. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=238833
  10. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=238837
  11. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=238852
  12. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=238832
  13. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=259546
  14. ^ Wu Zili [武自立]. 1993. A preliminary study of the Mo'ang language of Funing County, Yunnan Province [云南富宁未昂话初探]. Minzu Yuwen 2. http://wuxizazhi.cnki.net/Search/MZYW199302009.html
  15. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=206684
  16. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=206527
  17. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=196662
  18. ^ There is a Gelao village here called Dingjiapo 丁家坡. http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=196701
  19. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=4905
  20. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=4906
  21. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=218792
  22. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=219071

Further reading[edit]

  • Wu Zili. 1994. A preliminary study of the Gasu language of Guangnan County, Yunnan Province [云南省广南县嘎苏话初探]. Minzu Yuwen 2.

External links[edit]

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