Northern Pumi


  • Language: Northern Pumi
  • Alternate names: Prinmi, Primi, Pumi, Northern Prinmi, P'umi, Pimi, Primmi, Pruumi, P'ömi, P'rome, Ch'rame, 北普米語
  • Language code: pmi
  • Language family: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Northeastern Tibeto-Burman, Qiangic (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 32300
  • Vulnerability: Vulnerable
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    Most classified under Tibetan nationality rather than Pumi nationality. Traditional religion, Buddhist (Lamaist).

    "Northern Pumi is spoken in parts of Ninglang County and Sichuan and is internally less diverse than Southern Pumi." (Daudey 2014:4)