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The Wa nationality (佤族), or the Va in the Wa language, lives mainly in compact communities in the Ximeng[?], Cangyuan[?], Menglian[?], Gengma[?], Lancang[?], Shuangjiang[?], Zhenkang[?] and Yongde[?] counties in southwestern Yunnan Province of China. Its population is 0.351 million.

The Wa people's spoken language belongs to Mon-Khmer[?] of the Austroasiatic[?] family. A written language was created for the Wa people in 1957.

See also: List of Chinese ethnic groups

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Wa (和 meaning "harmony") is a Japanese value to respect consensus over competition.

See also: Japanese culture, Japanese language



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