Lope language

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Pronunciation [lo̠˨˩˧phɯ̠˨˩]
Native to China
Region Yunnan
Native speakers
20,000 (2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 yiu
Glottolog awuu1235[2]

Awu (Chinese: 阿务), also known as Lope (autonym: lo˨˩˧pʰɯ˨˩), is a Loloish language of China.

Northern Awu is evidently a distinct language.


  1. ^ Lope at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Awu". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.