Katso, also known as Kazhuo (autonyms: kʰɑ˥tso˧˩, kɑ˥tso˧˩; Chinese: 卡卓), is a Loloish language of Xingmeng Township (兴蒙乡), Tonghai County, Yunnan, China. The speakers are officially classified as ethnic Mongols, although they speak a Loloish language.
Katso speakers call themselves kʰɑ˥tso˧˩ (卡卓) or kɑ˥tso˧˩ (嘎卓) (Kazhuoyu Yanjiu).
Lama (2012) lists the following sound changes from Proto-Loloish as Kazhuoish innovations.
- *x- > s-
- *mr- > z-
- Katso at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Lama, Ziwo Qiu-Fuyuan (2012), Subgrouping of Nisoic (Yi) Languages, thesis, University of Texas at Arlington
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Katso". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.