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. Vii-the-term, used for lower-level language groupings to the name " Na, " meaning " black, " which is the autonym shared by speakers of these languages. The usefulness of a higher-level grouping that includes populations closely related to the Naxi is also recognized by anthropologists: for instance, Yang Fuquan advocates the use of the term " Na studies " instead of " Naxi studies " and points out the importance of taking into account the Na groups outside

. Lijiang, Introduction A side advantage is that unlike the term " Naxi, " which has a strict administrative definition as one of the fifty-six officially recognized ethnic groups of the People's Republic of China Na " can be defined as an ethnological concept independent of the officially defined boundaries between ethnic minorities. About the Na groups of Sichuan, see also, Sichuan) in historical and anthropological research Collected Papers about Mosuo Society and Culture Studies on Na(xi) Culture in Sichuan, pp.4-8, 1960.

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L. Xiv-see and . Sagart, L'emploi des phonétiques dans l'écriture chinoise

A. Michaud, At present, I have no explanation for this. xvi Data on these languages were collected first-hand in the course of four field trips from About Laze, see: Huang BufanA Survey of Muli Shuitian, The Prosodic System of Muli Shuitian (Laze), " Minority Languages of China, pp.30-55, 2006.

Y. About and L. Na, Phonemic and Tonal Analysis of Yongning Na A Descriptive Grammar of Yongning Na (Mosuo), Cahiers de linguistique?Asie Orientale xvii For a detailed discussion of the phonetic correspondences between Na, pp.159-96, 2008.

N. Laze, had the vowel *a at earlier times in their history, a stage referred to as " proto-Naish xviii See: Fang and He, A Dictionary of Naxi Pictographic Characters, 167

L. Xix and . Gatusa, personal communication with author. xx See, for example, Guo and He, A History of the Naxi People, p.222

S. Xxi and . Mathieu, A History and Anthropological Study of the Ancient Kingdoms of the The use of Naxi rituals as political instruments is also mentioned by: Guo and He, A History of the Naxi People, 159. For analyses of the relationship of the religion of the Pumi or Prinmi (one of the most important neighbors of the Naxi) to other religions present in the same area, see: Koen Wellens, Consecrating the Premi House: Ritual, Community and the State in the Borderlands of East Tibet, 2003.

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