Awu

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Luowu, Luwu
Population

20,000 (2002).

Location

Yunnan Province, primarily north Honghe prefecture, Mile and Luxi counties; south Qujing prefecture, Shizong and Luoping counties.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Northern Awu, Southern Awu.

Other Comments

Officially classified within Yi nationality. Traditional religion, Christian.