Eka language

Native to China
Ethnicity Yi
Native speakers
3,000 (2010)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 (proposal rejected)
Glottolog ekaa1234[2]

Eka (autonym: o21 kha24; exonym: Menghua[1]) is a Loloish language of Yunnan, China. There are 3,000 speakers in Yijiacun, Heliu, Shuangjiang County, Lincang Prefecture. Eka speakers claim to have migrated from Weishan County about 300 years ago.


  1. 1 2 Yang, Cathryn. 2010. Lalo regional varieties: Phylogeny, dialectometry, and sociolinguistics. Melbourne: La Trobe University PhD dissertation.
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Eka". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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