Sani people

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The Sani people (撒尼人) are a branch of the Yi people in China and speak the Sani language a dialect of the Yi language.[1] The Sani people live mainly in the central part of Yunnan, notably Shílín (formerly Lùnán) and Yíliáng counties as well as in Lúxī County.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 李忠德 中國第一景──50處遊山玩水的中國奇景 2004 -Page 49 "撒尼人是葬族的一支"
  2. ^ Nathan Hill - Medieval Tibeto-Burman Languages IV 2012- Page 450 "The traditional writing used by the Sani and Azhe (speaking languages of the Southeastern language cluster of Central Yi) could be divided into two separate varieties/scripts because of their formal differences. The Sani people live mainly in Shílín (formerly Lùnán) and Yíliáng counties as well as in Lúxī County (Hónghé Prefecture) in the central part of Yúnnán."