A language of Viet Nam

ISO 639-3: phh

Population 9,046 in Viet Nam (1999 census). Population total all countries: 13,246. Ethnic population: 13,246.
Region Lao Cai Province, near Lao Cai City and one village in Xin Mun District of H Giang Province, also Lai Chau and Son La provinces. Also spoken in China.
Alternate names   Phu La, Phu Khla, Phu Kha, Fu Khla
Dialects Related to Laghuu.
Classification Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Lolo-Burmese, Unclassified
Language use An official minority nationality. Speakers are shifting to Vietnamese.
Comments Tonal.

Also spoken in: China
Language name   Phula
Population 4,200 in China (2002).
Alternate names   Ph L, Phu Khla, Fu Khla, Ph L Hn
Language use

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Part of the Yi nationality. Endangered. Most have shifted to Vietnamese.