|Native speakers||400 (2007)|
The Samu (autonym: sa˧mu˧; Chinese: 撒慕) language, Samatao (sa˧ma˨˩taw˨˩; Chinese 撒马多 Samaduo), also known as Eastern Samadu, is a Loloish language spoken by older adults in Zijun Village 子君村 (also called Da'er), Yiliu Township 矣六乡, Guandu District 官渡区, Kunming, China. Although there is an ethnic population of 2,465 as of 1999, there are no fluent speakers under 50 years of age.
- Samu reference at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
- Lama, Ziwo Qiu-Fuyuan (2012), Subgrouping of Nisoic (Yi) Languages, thesis, University of Texas at Arlington
- Bradley, David. 2005. "Sanie and language loss in China".International Journal of the Sociology of Language. Volume 2005, Issue 173, Pp. 159–176.