Sadu language

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Sadu
Native to China
Region central Yunnan
Native speakers
1,500 (2010)[citation needed]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog sadu1234[1]

Sadu (autonym: sa˥du˦˨pʰo˧˩˧ (Bai 2012:9)) is a Loloish language of Yuxi, central Yunnan, China.

Classification[edit]

Bai (2012) classifies Sadu as a Hani (Hanoish AKA Southern Loloish) language,[2] although the speakers are officially classified by the Chinese government as ethnic Bai.[3] Fang (2013) notes that Sadu shares many similarities with Samu (Zijun), and classifies Sadu as a Southeastern Yi language.

Distribution[edit]

Sadu speakers live in 3 villages in Hongta District, Yuxi Prefecture, Yunnan (Bai 2012:3).

  • Xincun 新村, Boyi Village 波衣村, Chunhe Township 春和镇[4] (autonym: Suonapo 所那泼)
  • Dashuitang 大水塘, Boyi Village 波衣村, Chunhe Township 春和镇[5] (autonym: Tatapo 塔塔泼)
  • Jiaoyuan 椒园, Dashiban Village 大石板村, Beicheng Township 北城镇[6] (autonym: Lilepo 哩期泼)

There are also Sadu people who have lost use of the Sadu language is the following locations (Bai 2012:5, 29).

  • Shuanghe Yi Ethnic Township 双河彝族乡, Jinning County, in Hetao 核桃园[7] and Tianba 田坝村[8] villages
  • Bailiuzhuang 柏柳庄 village, Baofeng Town 宝峰镇[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Sadu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ Xu Xianming [许鲜明]. 2011. The Current Investigation of Language Use in the Sadu [撒都群体语言使用现状的调查]. 暨南学报(哲学社会科学版) 33(2). http://d.wanfangdata.com.cn/periodical_jnxb201102022.aspx
  3. ^ http://portal.cohass.ntu.edu.sg/ICSTLL45/Documents/Abstracts%20Book%20ICSTLL45-Oct16.pdf
  4. ^ "红塔区春和街道办事处波衣村民委员会新村". Archived from the original on 2014-03-14. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  5. ^ "红塔区春和街道办事处波衣村民委员会大水塘". Archived from the original on 2014-03-14. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  6. ^ "红塔区北城街道办事处大石板村民委员会椒园". Archived from the original on 2014-03-14. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  7. ^ "晋宁县双河彝族乡核桃园村委会". Archived from the original on 2015-06-10. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  8. ^ "晋宁县双河彝族乡田坝村委会". Archived from the original on 2015-06-10. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  9. ^ "晋宁县宝峰镇前卫村委会柏柳庄村". Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  • "MPI EVA | page moved". lingweb.eva.mpg.de. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  • Bai Bibo [白碧波]. 2012. A study of Sadu [撒都语研究]. Beijing: Minzu University Press.
  • Fang Lifen [方利芬]. 2013. A genetic study on the Sadu language of Bai people in Yuxi [玉溪白族撒都话系属研究]. M.A. dissertation. Beijing: Minzu University.