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Sadu (autonym: sa55 du42 pho313 (Bai 2012:9)) is a Loloish language of Yuxi, central Yunnan, China.
Bai (2012) classifies Sadu as a Hani (Hanoish a.k.a. Southern Loloish) language, although the speakers are officially classified by the Chinese government as ethnic Bai. Fang (2013) notes that Sadu shares many similarities with Samu (Zijun), and classifies Sadu as a Southeastern Yi language.
Sadu speakers live in 3 villages in Hongta District, Yuxi Prefecture, Yunnan (Bai 2012:3).
There are also Sadu people who have lost use of the Sadu language is the following locations (Bai 2012:5, 29).