Mangdi language

Southern Lalo
Native to China
Ethnicity Yi
Native speakers
3,000 (2010)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 (proposal rejected )
Glottolog sout3210[2]

Mangdi (autonym [lo˨˩lo˧pɑ̰˨˩]) is a Loloish language of Yunnan, China. There are 3,000 speakers in Mangdi, Hepai, Gengma County, Lincang Prefecture, as well as in Cangyuan County.


  1. Yang, Cathryn. 2010. Lalo regional varieties: Phylogeny, dialectometry, and sociolinguistics. Melbourne: La Trobe University PhD dissertation.
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Southern Lalo". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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