Phupha language

Phupha, or Downriver Phula, is a dialect cluster of Loloish languages spoken by the Phula people of China. There are four principal varieties, which may be considered distinct languages:

  • Phupha, Alugu (Alugu Phupha)
  • Phupa, Phuza.

Usage is decreasing apart from Alugu, which is taught in primary schools.

The representative Phuza dialect studied in Pelkey (2011) is that of Bujibai 补鸡白, Lengquan Township 冷泉镇, Mengzi County.

Phupha
Phuza
Native toChina
Native speakers
14,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3Variously:
yph – Phupha
aub – Alugu
ypp – Phupa
ypz – Phuza
Glottologdown1239[2]

References

  1. ^ Phupha at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Alugu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Phupa at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Phuza at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Downriver Riverine Phula". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
Official
Regional
Indigenous
Minority
Varieties of
Chinese
Creole/Mixed
Extinct
Sign
Mondzish
Burmish
Loloish
(Ngwi)
unclassified

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