A language of China

Alternate Names
Aluo Naluo, Gan Yi, Laluo, Naruo, Shui Yi, Shuitian

L1 users: 15,000 (Bradley 2007a). Mostly in Yunnan, with about 2,000 in Pingjiang and Futian townships of Panzhihua (Bradley 2007a).


Sichuan province: western Panzhihua city; Yunnan province: southern Huaping and eastern Yongsheng counties.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened). Language of recognized nationality: Yi.

Language Use

Moribund to extinct in Sichuan, potentially endangered to endangered in Yunnan (Bradley 2007a).

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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