Muda language

Native to China
Native speakers
2,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ymd
Glottolog muda1235[2]

Muda (木达 or 母打) is a Loloish language of China.

There are over 2,000 Muda speakers in Nanlianshan Township 南联山乡[3] (now part of Gasa Township 嘎洒镇), Jinghong City, Yunnan, China (Xu 1991).[4] Xu (1991) classifies Muda as a Ha-Ya language (see Hani languages).


Muda has the complex consonant onsets /pl, pʰl, bl, ml, pj, pʰj, bj, mj/ (Xu 1991:34).


  1. Muda at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Muda". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. Xu Shixuan [徐世璇] (1991). 缅彝语几种音类的演变. Minzu Yuwen.
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