- MORE ON VITALITY
Many young people have passive or no knowledge of Mpi
- OTHER LANGUAGES USED BY THE COMMUNITY
- LANGUAGE CONTEXT COMMENTS
According to their tradition, they were brought as war captives from what is now Jinghong County in China over 200 years ago; and indeed some closely related non-endangered languages, including Khatu (Chinese term Kaduo) and Piyo (Chinese term Biyue), classified as part of the Hani nationality, are still spoken there.