Zokhuo language

Native to China, Vietnam?
Region Yunnan
Ethnicity 17,000 (2011?)[1]
Native speakers
13,000 in China (2011)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 yzk
Linguist list
qbf Chökö
Glottolog zokh1238[3]

Zokhuo (autonym: dzu˨˩kʰʊ˧), also known as Niuweiba (Cowtail) Phula, is a Loloish language spoken by the Phula people of China. It appears to be the Chökö (Tśökö) of Vietnam (Pelkey 2011).


  1. Zokhuo language at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. Zokhuo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Zokhuo". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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