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Hlersu Language

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Hlersu Language

Native to China
Ethnicity Yi
Native speakers
15,000  (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 hle
Glottolog hler1235[2]

Hlersu (Lesu 勒苏), or Sansu (Shansu 散苏), is a Loloish language of Yunnan Province, China. It is spoken in Xinping, Jinping, Zhenyuan, Eshan, and (as Sansu) Yuanjiang County.


  1. ^ Hlersu at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Hlersu". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
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