80,000 (1999 O. Jueya). 47,200 monolinguals. Mainly children, elders, and some women.
Hainan Province, north Dongfang county, south bank of Changhua river, north bank in Changjiang county.
6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality: Han.
None known. Lexical similarity: 40% with Hlai [lic]. Many loanwords from Chinese.
SVO; tonal, 10 tones (5 in checked syllables and 5 in unchecked syllables).