L1 users: 1,500 (1995 D. Bradley), decreasing. Ethnic population: 2,000.
Yunnan province: Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture, Jinghong county, Menglong (1 village) and Xiaojie (3 villages) districts.
6b (Threatened). Language of recognized nationality: Hani.
Prenasalized initial consonants. Both -p -t -k endings and open syllables with tense vowels. Verbal particles which agree in number with the subject of the sentence.