Lizu language

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Lizu
Native to China
Native speakers
7,000  (2008)[1]
Ersu Shaba script
Language codes
ISO 639-3 included in ers
Glottolog lizu1234[2]

Lizu (Chinese: 傈苏, 里汝, 吕苏; Western Ersu) is a Qiangic language spoken in western Sichuan, China. There are 4,000 speakers according Sun (1982), and 7,000 speakers according to Chirkova (2008).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chirkova 2008
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Lizu". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  • Yu, Dominic (2012). Proto-Ersuic (Ph.D.). Berkeley: University of California, Berkeley, Department of Linguistics. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Chirkova, Katia; Chen, Yiya (2013). "Lizu". Journal of the International Phonetic Association 43 (1): 75–86. doi:10.1017/S0025100312000242.