Thopho language

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Native toChina
Native speakers
200 (2011)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ytp

Thopho, or Black Phula, is an endangered Loloish language spoken by the Phula people of Yunnan, China. There are 200 speakers out of an ethnic population of 500 speakers. It is spoken in the following two villages in eastern Guangnan County, Yunnan.

  • Bacai 坝彩, Zhongzhai Village 中寨村, Zhulin Township 珠琳镇[3]
  • Xinzhai 新寨, Zhema Village 者妈村, Zhetu Township 者兔乡[4] (living alongside Zhuang speakers)


  1. ^ Thopho at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Thopho". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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