80,000 (1999 O. Jueya). 47,200 monolinguals. Mainly children, elders, and some women.
Hainan province: Changjiang county on Changhua river north bank, north Dongfang county on south bank of Changhua river.
6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality: Han.
None known. Lexical similarity: 40% with Hlai [lic]. Many loanwords from Chinese.
SVO; tonal, 10 tones (5 in checked syllables and 5 in unchecked syllables).