West Sichuan Province, Ganzi (Garzê) Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Xinlong (Nyagrong) and Yajiang (Nyagquka) Litang counties.
6b (Threatened). Language of recognized nationality: Tibetan.
None known. Reportedly similar to Zhaba [zhb].
SOV; adjectives and number-classifier constructions follow noun heads; consonant cluster initials; tonal, 4 tones.
Use Tibetan [bod] as a liturgical language (Bradley 2007).
Glossonym: Zhaba is used in Tuanjie Township of Yajiang County. Different from Zhaba language in Zhamai District. Buddhist (Lamaist), traditional religion.