Lavu language

Native to China
Region Yunnan
Ethnicity Yi
Native speakers
14,000 (2007)[1]
  • Lang'e
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ytainclusive code
Individual code:
yne  Lang'e
Glottolog talu1238[3]

Lavu (Chinese: 拉乌; autonym: lɑ˥vu̠˥) 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.


  1. Lavu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Lang'e at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Lama, Ziwo Qiu-Fuyuan (2012:145), Subgrouping of Nisoic (Yi) Languages, thesis, University of Texas at Arlington
  3. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Talu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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