Thopho

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Black Hat Folk, Black Phula, Hei Mao Ren, Phula
Population

200 (Pelkey 2011), decreasing. Ethnic population: 500.

Location

Yunnan Province, Guangnan county, South central Zhetu district; northeast Zhulin district, 2 villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Also use Nong Zhuang [zhn] or Mandarin Chinese [cmn].

Other Comments

Early split from the Muji subgroup of Highland Phula; substantial subsequent contact with Pholo [yip] and Tai-Kadai varieties.