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Muji, Southern

A language of China

ISO 639-3ymc

Population  26,000 (2008), increasing.
Region  Yunnan Province, north Jinping County; some in southwest and east Jinping County, south Mengzi County, southeast Gejiu County.
Alternate names   Aga, Khlaka, Lahi, Muzi, Phula, Tjeki, Tshebu, Tshibu
Dialects  Dazhai, Ma’andi, Tongchang, Yingpan, Jinhe, Gamadi.
Classification  Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Burmic, Ngwi, Southeastern
Language use  Vigorous. Home, village, business. All ages. Positive attitude.
Language development  Taught in primary schools.
Comments  Classified as Yi nationality and are affiliated with the Phula ethnic group historically. Polytheist.