Muji, Southern

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Aga, Khlaka, Lahi, Muzi, Phula, Tjeki, Tshebu, Tshibu
Population

26,000 (Pelkey 2011), increasing. Ethnic population: 28,000.

Location

Yunnan Province, north Jinping county; some in southwest and east Jinping county, south Mengzi county, southeast Gejiu county.

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Language Status

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

Dialects

Dazhai, Gamadi, Jinhe, Ma’andi, Tongchang, Yingpan.

Language Use

Vigorous. Home, village, business. All ages. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Taught in primary schools.
Other Comments

Traditional religion.