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Aluo language

"Aluo" redirects here. For the art academy, see ALUO.
Native to China
Ethnicity Yi
Native speakers
25,000  (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 yna
Glottolog aluo1235[2]

Aluo is a Loloish language spoken by the Yi people of China. It is also known by its Nasu name Laka (also Gan Yi, Yala, Lila, Niluo). It is spoken in north Wuding, Luquan, and Yuanmou counties, Yunnan, and in Huili and Miyi counties, Sichuan.


  1. ^ Aluo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Aluo". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.