Azha is one of the Loloish languages spoken by the Yi people of China.
In Azha, the words for ‘goat’, ‘eat’, and ‘drink’ are innovative (Pelkey 2011:377). Luojiayi Azha /mɛ33 xɛ33/ ‘goat’, /la̠45/ ‘eat’, /ŋɨ33/ ‘drink’ are not derived from Proto-Ngwi *(k)-citL ‘goat’, *dza² ‘eat’, and *m-daŋ¹ ‘drink’.
(Himachal, Uttarakhand, Nepal, Sikkim)
(Tibet, Bhutan, Arunachal)
|Myanmar and Indo-Burmese border|
|East and Southeast Asia|
|Dubious (possible isolates)|
Italics indicates single languages that are also considered to be separate branches.