Lolopo language

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Not to be confused with Lipo language.
Lolopo
Central Yi
Native to China
Ethnicity Yi
Native speakers
570,000  (2002–2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 yclinclusive code
Individual code:
ysp – Southern Lolopo

Lolopo (autonyms: lɔ˨˩lo˧pʰɔ˨˩, lo˧˩lo˧˩pʰo˧˩; Chinese: 倮倮泼; Central Yi) is a Loloish language spoken by half a million Yi people of China. Chinese linguists call it "Central Yi" as well, which one of the six Yi languages recognized by the government of China.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lolopo at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Southern Lolopo at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)