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Phowa, Hlepho

A language of China

ISO 639-3yhl

Population  36,000 (2007), decreasing. Ethnic population: 50,000.
Region  Yunnan Province, southwest Yanshan, north Mengzi, west Weshan, and north Pingbian counties.
Alternate names   Abo, Boren, Bozi, Conehead Phula, Cowtail Phula, Daizhanpho, Digaopho, Flowery Phula, Hua Phula, Jiantou Phula, Minjia, Niuweiba Phula, Paola, Pho, Phula, Sandaohong Phula, Shaoji Phula, Sifter Basket Phula, Thrice Striped Red Phula, Xiuba
Dialects  Most similar to Labo Phowa [ypb].
Classification  Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Burmic, Ngwi, Southeastern
Language use  Dialects spoken in Wenshan County are most endangered. Home, village, market. All ages.
Comments  Polytheist.