Chesu

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A language of China

Population

3,300 (2007), decreasing. Ethnic population: 6,600 (Bradley 2007).

Location

Yunnan Province, northwest Xinping, southeast Shuangbai, and southwest Eshan counties.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting). Language of recognized nationality: Yi.

Dialects

None known. Related to Samtao [stu].

Language Use

Shifting to Chinese, endangered in many areas (Bradley 2007). Used as L2 by Hlersu [hle].