Bunu, Wunai

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Hm Nai, Ngnai, Punu, Wunai
Population

5,800 (Shearer and Sun Hong Kai 2002), decreasing.

Location

West Hunan Province, Longhui, Xupu, Tongdao, Chenxi, Dongkou, Chengbu, and Xinning counties.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Typology

SVO; has uvular onsets; only final nasal is velar

Language Use

Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].

Other Comments

Officially classified within Yao nationality. Bunu is a cover term for separate languages. Daoist.