8,000 (2007), decreasing. Closer to Kunming spoken only by elderly; further away only by adults; furthest away a few children speak L1, which is being replaced by Chinese and Nasu (Bradley 2007). Ethnic population: 17,200 (Bradley 2007).
Yunnan Province, north Anning county, Kunming municipality, Xishan district; southwest Fumin county.
Similar to Samatao [ysd].
Few older adults. Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].
Officially classified within Yi nationality.