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Meuma language

Meuma
Mengwu
Native toChina
EthnicityYi
Native speakers
< 10 (2013)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)
GlottologNone

Meuma (autonym: mɯ˥mɑ˧) is a Loloish language spoken in Xinzhai 新寨,[3] Mada Village 马达村, Daping Township 大坪镇, Malipo County, Yunnan. There are several semi-fluent elderly speakers, with no fluent speakers left.[1]

The Meuma are also called Mengwu 孟武 by the Han Chinese (Malipo County Gazetteer 麻栗坡县志 (2000)).

Classification

Meuma is most closely related to Samu, Sanie, and Katso of central Yunnan, thus belonging to Lama's Kazhuoish branch (Hsiu 2013, 2017).[4][2]

References

  1. ^ a b Hsiu, Andrew. 2013. New endangered Tibeto-Burman languages of southwestern China: Mondzish, Longjia, Pherbu, and others. Presented at ICSTLL 46, Dartmouth College.
  2. ^ a b Lama, Ziwo Qiu-Fuyuan (2012), Subgrouping of Nisoic (Yi) Languages, thesis, University of Texas at Arlington
  3. ^ 麻栗坡县大坪镇马达村委会新寨自然村
  4. ^ Hsiu, Andrew. 2017. Meuma audio word list. Zenodo. doi:10.5281/zenodo.1123239

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