Sonaga language

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Native to China
Region Yunnan
Native speakers
2,000  (2009)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ysg
Glottolog sona1244[2]

Sonaga (so˨˩na˧ka̱˧; Chinese: 锁内嘎话) is a recently discovered Loloish language of Heqing County, Yunnan, China. Sonaga is spoken in Dongdeng 东登 of Xinfeng Village 新峰村 (as well as Anle Village 安乐村), Caohai Township 草海乡, Heqing County (Castro, et. al 2010).[3]


  1. ^ Sonaga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Sonaga". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Andy Castro, Brian Crook, Royce Flaming. 2010. A sociolinguistic survey of Kua-nsi and related Yi varieties in Heqing county, Yunnan province, China. SIL International.