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Phowa, Labo

A language of China

ISO 639-3ypb

Population  17,000 (2007), decreasing.
Region  Yunnan Province, central, north-central and southeast Kaiyuan County.
Alternate names   Asaheipho, Asahopho, Ekhepho, Labopho, Pho, Phula, White Phu, Zemapho
Dialects  Most similar to Ani Phowa [ypn].
Classification  Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Burmic, Ngwi, Southeastern
Language use  Dialects spoken in Kaiyuan County are most endangered. Home, village, market. All ages.
Comments  Polytheist.
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