Lolopo

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Bai Yi, Central Yi, Gaoshanzu, Hei Yi, Lolopho, Lulupu, Luolu
Population

380,000 (2007).

Location

Central Yunnan Province, Nanhua, Chuxiong, Yao’an, Jingdong, Shuangbai, Mouding, and Lufeng counties primarily.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality: Yi.

Dialects

Nanhua Lolopo, Shuangbai Lolopo, Yao’an Lolopo.

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Vigorous. All ages. Positive attitudes. Used as L2 by Lamu [llh].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.