Lavu
Talu
Native toChina
RegionYunnan
EthnicityYi
Native speakers
14,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3yta
Glottologtalu1238 [citation needed]

Lavu (Chinese: 拉乌; autonym: lɑ55 vu̠55) is a Loloish language of Yongsheng County, Yunnan, China.

Languages related to Lavu include Liude 六得, Nazha 纳渣, and perhaps Shuitian 水田, Zhili 支里, Luo 倮, Ziyi 子彝, and Liming 黎明.

References

  1. ^ Lavu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Lama, Ziwo Qiu-Fuyuan (2012:145), Subgrouping of Nisoic (Yi) Languages, thesis, University of Texas at Arlington