Naluo language

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Qiao-Wu Yi
Native to China
Ethnicity Yi
Native speakers
15,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ylo
Glottolog nalu1239[2]

Naluo (Laluo, Naruo, 纳罗; also Alu, Gani) is a poorly attested Loloish language spoken by the Yi people of Yunnan in China. In Chinese it is known as Qiao-Wu Yi (Qiaojia-Wuding Yi); it is spoken in Qiaojia, Wuding, Luquan, Dongchuan, and Yuanmou counties, small numbers in Huize County, and parts of Qujing Prefecture.


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