Phala

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Black Phula, Bola, Hei Phula, Khapho, Phula, Phulepho
Population

12,000 (Pelkey 2011). Ethnic population: 13,000.

Location

Yunnan Province, Shiping and Honghe counties, north and south banks of Yuanjiang (Honghe) river; Yuanyang and Jianshui counties, a few isolated villages downriver.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Most similar to Phola [ypg].

Language Use

Home, village.

Other Comments

Upriver subgroup of Riverine Phula. Traditional religion.