L1 users: 140,000 (Bradley 2007b).
Yunnan province: Simao prefecture, Dai, Mojiang Hani, Pu’er Hani, and Yi autonomous counties; Yuxi prefecture: Dai, Yi, and Yuanjiang Hani autonomous counties.
6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality: Hani.
Haoni, Baihong. Dialects may be separate languages.
Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].
Han (Hanzi, Kanji, Hanja) script [Hani], no longer in use, used in ritual texts and folk literature.
Language is distinct from Hani proper. Traditional religion, Christian.