Na
Narua
Native toChina
RegionSichuan
EthnicityMosuo
Native speakers
47,000 (2010)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3nru
Glottologyong1270

Na (or Narua, Mosuo) is a language of the Naish subbranch of the Naic group of the Sino-Tibetan languages.

Varieties

Yongning Na, which is spoken in Yongning Township, Ninglang County, Lijiang, Yunnan, China, has been documented by Jacques and Michaud (2011).[2]

Lataddi Narua is notable for having only two tonal levels.[3]

References

  1. ^ Na at Ethnologue (24th ed., 2021)
  2. ^ Jacques, Guillaume, and Alexis Michaud. 2011. "Approaching the historical phonology of three highly eroded Sino-Tibetan languages." Diachronica 28:468-498.
  3. ^ Dobbs, Roselle, and La Mingqing. 2016 "The two-level tonal system of Lataddi Narua." Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, Vol. 39:1 (2016), 67–104. doi:10.1075/ltba.39.1.04dob