Kua-nsi language

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Kua-nsi
Native to China
Region Yunnan
Native speakers
5,000 (2009)[1]
Sino-Tibetan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ykn
Glottolog kuan1249[2]

Kua-nsi (kʰua˧n̩˨˩sɨ˥; Chinese: 跨恩斯话; Hedong Yi 河东彝) is a recently discovered Loloish language of Heqing County, Yunnan, China.

Gomotage (ɣɔ˨˩mɔ˧ta˥ɣə˨˩), an undocumented and little-known Loloish language of Eryuan County, is also probably related to Kua-nsi (Yang 2010:7).[3]

Distribution[edit]

The Kua-nsi live in the following villages of Liuhe Township 六合乡, northern Heqing County (Castro, et al. 2010:23).[4]

  • Hedong 河东[5]
  • Sangezhuang 三戈庄[6]
  • Shang'eping 上萼坪[7]
  • Wuxing 五星[8]
  • Nanpo 南坡[9]
  • Maidi 麦地[10]
  • Longda 龙大

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