Bunu, Younuo

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Pu No, Punu, Younuo, Yuno, Yunuo
Population

9,720 (McConnell 1995).

Location

Northeast Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Xing’an and Longsheng counties.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Typology

SVO; relatively simple set of initials; many Chinese loans; tonal, 6 tones

Language Use

Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].

Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Officially classified within Yao nationality. Bunu is a cover term for several separate languages (Strecker 1989). Daoist.