Gepo language

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Gepo
Native to China
Ethnicity Yi
Native speakers
100,000  (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ygp
Glottolog gepo1234[2]

Gepo (Köpu) is a Loloish language of Yunnan, China spoken by 100,000 people. The speakers' autonym is kɔ˨˩, while the "-po" of "Gepo" means 'people'.[3] It is spoken in 6 villages of Fumin County, eastern Luquan County, and other adjacent counties to the northeast.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gepo at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Gepo". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Bradley, David. 2005. "Sanie and language loss in China".International Journal of the Sociology of Language. Volume 2005, Issue 173, Pp. 159–176.