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  • Maldives - Languages | Ethnologue
    of Male cannot understand the others Classification Indo European Indo Iranian Indo Aryan Sinhalese Maldivian Comments Muslim Sunni More Information Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Amazon Recommendations Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations

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  • Maldives - Status | Ethnologue
    Amazon Recommendations Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print Edition 17th Edition 16th Edition 15th Edition 14th Edition 13th Edition Related Sites SIL org ScriptSource

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  • Mongolia - Languages | Ethnologue
    Dispersed Alternate Names Kaisak Kazakhi Kazax Kosach Qazaq Qazaqi Classification Turkic Western Aralo Caspian Comments Muslim traditional religion More Information Mongolian mon A macrolanguage Population total all languages 5 756 590 Comments Includes Halh Mongolian khk Peripheral Mongolian mvf China More Information Mongolian Sign Language msr Scattered Unknown number of users out of 10 000 147 330 deaf 1998 Status 6a Vigorous Classification Deaf sign language Comments Different from Russian Sign Language rsl and other sign languages More Information Mongolian Halh khk Widespread 2 350 000 in Mongolia 1995 32 300 Dariganga 20 400 Darkhat Population total all countries 2 376 590 Status 1 National Statutory national language 1992 Constitution Article 8 1 Alternate Names Central Mongolian Halh Khalkha Khalkha Mongolian Mongol Mongolian Dialects Dariganga Darkhat Darhad Darkhad Halh Khalkha Khotogoit Sartul Tsongol A member of macrolanguage Mongolian mon Classification Mongolic Eastern Oirat Khalkha Khalkha Buriat Mongolian Proper Comments Buddhist traditional religion More Information Mongolian Peripheral mvf Omnogovi Dornod Suhbaatar Dornogovi Bayanhongor and Govi Altay provinces except for enclave around Choybalsan in Dornod language areas found along southern and southeastern China border Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Southern Eastern Mongolian Dialects Jirim Khorchin Jostu Kharachin Kharchin Ordos Tumut Tumet Ujumchin Ujumuchin Uzemchin Urat Classification Mongolic Eastern Oirat Khalkha Khalkha Buriat Mongolian Proper More Information Oirat xal Mainly northwest Dzavhan Uvs Hovd Hovsgol Govi Altay Arhangay and Bayan Olgiy provinces 150 000 in Mongolia Salminen 2007 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Kalmyk Oirat Western Mongol Dialects Bayit Jakhachin Khoshut Khoshuud Khoton Hoton Mingat Olot Eleuth Elyut Ööld Uriankhai Classification Mongolic Eastern Oirat Khalkha Oirat Kalmyk Darkhat Comments Khoton Hoton originally of Turkic origin Kara 1990 and were Muslim Different from Chinese speaking Qotong Hoton cmn More Information Russian rus 4 000 in Mongolia Johnstone 1993 Status 3 Wider communication Alternate Names

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  • Mongolia - Status | Ethnologue
    Mongolia Johnstone 1993 11 300 ethnic Khoton speak a form of Mandarin Chinese cmn Kazakh kaz 5 Dispersed Ethnic population 106 000 2010 census 5 Developing Mongolian Peripheral mvf 5 Developing Tuva tyv 5 Developing 27 000 in Mongolia Johnstone 1993 Uyghur uig 5 Developing 1 000 in Mongolia 1982 6a Vigorous Buriat Mongolia bxm 6a Vigorous 45 100 2010 census decreasing Daur dta 6a Vigorous Mongolian Sign Language msr 6a Vigorous Unknown number of users out of 10 000 147 330 deaf 1998 6b Threatened Oirat xal 6b Threatened 150 000 in Mongolia Salminen 2007 8b Nearly extinct Evenki evn 8b Nearly extinct 1 000 in Mongolia Krauss 1992 May be no longer spoken in Mongolia Bradley 2007 Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Ethnologue Products Languages of Mongolia An Ethnologue Country Report 24 pp 9 95 Browse all products Amazon Recommendations Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print Edition 17th Edition

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  • Languages of Mongolia | Ethnologue
    ISO 639 3 codes An index of language names including primary alternate and dialect names A bibliography of references cited The report is disseminated as a digital download It is paginated with cross references rendered as page numbers so that the user may print the report and use it in that form However the cross reference page numbers are also hot links that jump to the referenced location when the report is used with a PDF reader in its digital form Ethnologue report license agreement Each Ethnologue country report is a licensed product with restricted terms of use Before purchasing the product you must agree to the following terms This is a license for individual use Just as with a conventionally published book it is a violation of copyright to make a copy and give it to others You may not redistribute this work in any form including ingesting the contents into a database that is shared with others or posting it on a web site whether public or private To inquire about permission for reuse or redistribution use the Contact Us form and select Request Copyright Permissions Buying Options File Languages of Mongolia An Ethnologue Country Report 24 pp

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  • Myanmar - Languages | Ethnologue
    also do not consider themselves Rawngtu Lexical similarity more than 90 within Rawngtu 84 89 with Matupi Daai dao 67 74 with Kaang Chin ckn 71 83 with Matu varieties hlt less than 70 with Rungtu rtc Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Kuki Chin Southern Comments Christian Protestant More Information Chin Rungtu rtc Magway Region Htilin and Kyaukhtu townships 25 villages 0 monolinguals Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Thaungtha Dialects Central Rungtu Northern Rungtu Southern Rungtu Lexical similarity 94 96 within Rungtu 60 66 with Rawngtu Chin weu Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Kuki Chin Southern Comments Buddhist traditional religion More Information Chin Senthang sez Chin State Hakha township Thantlang township 2 villages Magway region Gangaw township 15 villages Sagaing region Kaleymyo township 2 villages 33 000 2007 SIL Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Hsemtang Sentang Dialects Central Senthang Bungzung Khuapi Lei Um Phaipha Sakta Shoneshi Shonshe Shonshe Surkhua Lungrang High intelligibility among all Senthang villages except possibly outlying dialects of Shoneshi Surkhua Lungrang and Sakta Lexical similarity 79 95 within Senthang Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Kuki Chin Maraic Comments Preliminary orthography developed and primers designed 2007 2010 Christian Buddhist More Information Chin Siyin csy Chin State south Tedim township 10 000 1991 UBS Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Siyang Siyin Sizang Dialects None known Reportedly similar to Tedim Chin ctd and Paite Chin pck Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Kuki Chin Northern Comments Christian More Information Chin Songlai csj Chin State Paletwa township Mang Um Doitu and Hettui dialects Rakhine State Mrauk U township Lai dialect along the Laymyo or Phunglaung river 7 300 2012 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Hio Dialects Doitu Hettui Lai Mang Um Song Reportedly closely related to Laitu Chin clj lexical similarity over 90 but not intelligible Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Kuki Chin Southern Comments Traditional religion Buddhist Christian More Information Chin Sumtu csv Rakhine State Minbya Myebon and Ann townships 14 000 2007 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Ahmyo Chang Hmyo Settu Settu Hmyo Sungtu Dialects Some variation between Minbya and Myebon townships more variation with Ann township High intelligibility within Sumtu Lexical similarity 91 96 with Laitu Chin clj 96 97 with Dalet Stream variety of Laitu Chin 84 87 with Chinbon Chin cnb Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Kuki Chin Southern Comments Buddhist Christian More Information Chin Tawr tcp Chin State Haka township Lamthok and Rovan villages 700 1996 D van Bik Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Tawr Torr Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Kuki Chin Central Comments Included in official ethnic list as Torr Not the same as Chintaw a dialect of Achang acn a Northern Burmic language spoken in Yunnan China Christian More Information Chin Tedim ctd Chin State Tedim Tonzang and Cikha townships Kalay area Sagain Kale and Mawlaik townships 189 000 in Myanmar 1990 Population total all countries 344 000 L2 users Used as L2 in Tiddim political subdivision Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Hai Dim Tedim Tiddim Dialects Kamhau Kamhao Kamhow Sokte Other area Chin languages or dialects are Saizang pck Teizang pck and Zo zom Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Kuki Chin Northern Comments Zomi may refer to Tedim ctd or to all Chin groups Christian More Information Chin Thado tcz Sagaing Region Khamti Homalin Layshi and Tamu townships India border area 26 200 in Myanmar 1983 census Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Kuki Kuki Thado Thado Pao Thadou Thado Ubiphei Dialects Baite Changsen Hawkip Jangshen Kaokeep Khongzai Kipgen Langiung Paite Sairang Thangngen Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Kuki Chin Northern Comments Christian More Information Chin Thaiphum cth Chin State Matupi township 4 villages 1 000 2005 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Thui Phum Dialects Very little dialectal variation among the Thaiphum villages Thaiphum is intelligible to some extent with neighboring languages such as the Eastern Khumi cek varieties of Khenlak Asang and Rengsa Lexical similarity 72 75 with Eastern Khumi cek 69 71 with Khumi cnk 65 68 with Mro Khimi cmr 66 71 with Matu Chin hlt Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Kuki Chin Comments Christian More Information Chin Zotung czt Chin State Reizwa subtownship 40 000 1990 UBS Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Yotun Zo Mingphuin Zobya Zotung Dialects None known Reportedly intelligible with Haka Chin cnh Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Kuki Chin Maraic Comments Christian More Information Chin Zyphe zyp Chin State Thantlang township 17 000 in Myanmar 1994 Population total all countries 20 000 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Zo pe Zophei Zoptei Zyphe Dialects Lower Zyphe Upper Zyphe Reportedly similar to Mara Chin mrh Myanmar and India varieties reportedly mutually intelligible Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Kuki Chin Maraic Comments Christian More Information Chinese Mandarin cmn North Shan State small groups around the country 500 000 in Myanmar 1994 Status 5 Dispersed Alternate Names Tayok Dialects Kokang Kokant Classification Sino Tibetan Chinese Comments The Kokang have been given a Self Administered Zone The Kokang dialect in Myanmar is most similar to the dialect spoken in Yunnan Province China Buddhist Daoist More Information Danau dnu Southwest Shan State Kalaw township Ang Pan area just west of Inle lake on road to Heho 1 000 Robinne 2000 Ethnic population 5 000 Robinne 2000 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Danaw Dialects None known Reportedly most similar to Riang Lang ril Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Northern Mon Khmer Palaungic Western Palaungic Danau Comments Not the same as Danu dnv a Southern Burmic language Buddhist traditional religion More Information Danu dnv Shan State Danu self administered zone Ywa Ngan and Pindaya townships Taunggyi Yak Sauk Ye Oo Aung Ban and Kalaw townships 100 000 Bradley 2007 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Taruw Dialects Some dialect variation between Danu villages however intelligilibility is quite high Lexical similarity 93 with standard Burmese mya 93 with Intha int 91 with Taungyo tco 85 94 with Rakhine rki Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Burmish Southern Comments Officially considered a Burmese dialect Not the same as Danau dnu a Palaungic language Buddhist More Information Drung duu Far north Kachin State Pannandin township Talatu and Khraung villages 225 in Myanmar Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Derung Dulong Qiu Rawang Tarong Thrung Trung T rung Tulung Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Central Tibeto Burman Nungish Comments Geographically isolated from the Drung in China Christian Protestant More Information Hmong Njua hnj Shan State Kunlong Hseni and Namtu townships 6 villages Kachin State Bhamo district Momauk township 10 000 in Myanmar 2000 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Blue Hmong Blue Meo Ching Miao Green Hmong Green Meo Hmong Leng Hmong Nzhua Hmoob Leeg Lu Man Zi Meo Dam Meo Lai Miao Tsi Mong Leng Mong Ntsua Qing Miao Tak Miao Classification Hmong Mien Hmongic Chuanqiandian Comments Christian More Information Hpon hpo Kachin State Upper Ayeyarwady gorges north of Bhamo No known L1 speakers Bradley 2007 decreasing Southern dialect extinct northern dialect moribund some older people remember lexical items but none can speak it Bradley 2007 Ethnic population 1 500 Bradley 2007 Status 9 Dormant Alternate Names Hpön Megyaw Phon Phön Phun Samong Dialects North Hpon South Hpon Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Burmish Northern More Information Intha int South Shan State Taunggyi district Inle lake area Shwe Nyaung township Important Intha speaking villages Heha Ywama largest In Chan Tha Lay Nan Pan and Paw Kon 90 000 2000 D Bradley Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Inntha Insa Naung Ma Dialects Well known nonstandard variety of Burmese mya with major pronunciation and vocabulary differences Some dialect variation between Intha villages however intelligibility reportedly high Some comprehension of Danu dnv and Taungyo tco Lexical similarity 95 with standard Burmese mya 93 with Danu dnv 89 with Taungyo tco 90 with Rakhine rki Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Burmish Southern Comments Officially viewed as a Burmese dialect Pa O people call them Naung Ma people who live on the lake Buddhist More Information Jingpho kac Very large area mainly Kachin State except for north and southwest Shan State Muse and Lashio districts Sagain western border strip 900 000 in Myanmar Johnstone and Mandryk 2001 Population total all countries 940 000 Status 3 Wider communication Lingua franca for Zaiwa atb Lashi lsi and Lhao Vo mhx Alternate Names Chingpaw Chingp o Jinghpaw Jinghpo Jingphaw Kachin Dialects Dulong Dalaung Duleng Dzili Jili Hkaku Hka Hku Kauri Gauri Guari Hkauri Dzili may be a separate language Hkaku and Kauri are only slightly different Lexical similarity 50 with Singhpo sgp of India Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Jingpho Luish Jingpho Comments Kachin refers to a cultural not linguistic group Glossonym Aphu or Phu by Rawang raw people Christian More Information Kadu zkd Sagain Katha district Banmauk and Indaw townships also in Homalin Paungbyin Pinlebu and Wuntho townships 30 000 2007 SIL decreasing Over 30 villages in Mawteik dialect nearly extinct over 30 villages in Settaw dialect 5 villages in Mawkhwin dialect 0 monolinguals Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Asak Gadu Ka do Kadu Ganaan Kantu Kato Kudo Maw Mawteik Puteik Thet Dialects Mawkhwin Mawteik Settaw Each Kadu dialect distinct with low comprehension between the Mawkhwin Settaw and Mawteik Kadu varieties All Kadu except possibly Mawkhwin Kadu have low comprehension of Kanan zkn Lexical similarity 95 98 with Settaw and Mawteik Kadu 91 93 with Mawkhwin Kadu and other Kadu varieties 84 89 with Kadu varieties and Kanan zkn Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Jingpho Luish Luish Comments Different from Kaduo ktp a Sino Tibetan language of China and Laos The Kadu say they are descended from the Thet also known as Sak see Chak ckh Buddhist More Information Kanan zkn Sagain Katha district Banmauk township along Mu river southwest of Kadu zkd language area 24 villages Homalin Indaw and Pinlebu townships a few villages 9 000 2007 SIL 0 monolinguals Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Ganaan Ganan Ganon Genan Kana Dialects None known High comprehension within all the Kanan villages Low comprehension of but reportedly similar to Kadu zkd Lexical similarity 95 99 within Kanan varieties 84 89 with Kadu varieties Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Jingpho Luish Luish Comments Buddhist More Information Karen Bwe bwe Kayin State Thandaung township about 100 villages Kayah State Hpruso township Bago Taungoo and Hpa Ana townships 17 200 1997 F Bennett decreasing 0 monolinguals Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Baghi Bghai Karen Blimaw Bwe Dareh Manaw Dialects Eastern Bwe Karen Western Bwe Karen Most comprehend Western Bwe Karen dialect some comprehend Geba kvq and Kayaw kvl no inherent intelligibility with Kayah eky or Geko ghk Lexical similarity 82 100 with Geba Karen kvq Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Central Comments Western Bwe Karen more widely understood more prestigious Bwe is sometimes used as an overarching cover term for all high dwelling Central Karennic groups who are not S gaw Karen or Pwo Karen Bwe people are very similar to the Mobwa people in lifestyle and culture Christian Roman Catholic Christian Protestant More Information Karen Geba kvq North Kayin State Thandaunggyi township 140 villages Bago Region Mandalay Region Pyinmana township Shan State Pekon and Pinlong townships Kayah State 40 000 2010 Geba Literature and Culture Committee Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Daneh Geba Kaba Karenbyu Kayinbyu Kono Koo ong Northern Bwe Dialects Gerkho Geba Sawkho Thamitaik Sawkeepho May be same subgroup with Bwe Karen bwe and Kayaw kvl Some comprehension of Bwe Karen bwe Sawkho and Gerkho Geba varieties slightly divergent Lexical similarity 82 100 with Bwe Karen bwe Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Central Comments Geko Karen ghk and Geba Karen are grouped together in the local Baptist Association administration and are often considered to be the same language Geko Geba although they are distinct Christian Roman Catholic Christian Protestant More Information Karen Geko ghk North Kayin State Thandaunggyi township south Shan State Pekon township Mandalay Region Yamethin District Bago Region Toungoo district 17 000 Manson 2010 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Gaikho Gekho Gek o Ghekhol Ghekhu Gheko Kakhau Kayan Kayan Kakhau Kekaungdu Kekhong Keku Yathu Gekho Dialects Geker Gekho Thaidai Htideh Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Central Comments Geko Karen is often considered a sub variety or clan of Kayan pdu Geko Karen and Geba Karen kvq are grouped together in the local Baptist Association administration and are often considered to be the same language Geko Geba although they are distinct Christian More Information Karen Mobwa jkm Kayin State Thandaung township western foot of Thandaung mountains 9 villages some in Bago Taungoo township 4 000 2010 SIL Also live mixed with Bwe Karen bwe and Paku Karen jkp in some villages Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Bilichi Blimaw Dermuha Maleh Monpwa Mopwa Palachi Palakhi Palaychi Pa Le Chi Dialects Dermuha Southern Mobwa Palaychi Southern Mobwa Reportedly similar to Paku Karen jkp Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Southern Comments Similar to Bwe Karen bwe in lifestyle and culture Christian More Information Karen Paku jkp North Kayin State hills southeast of Taungoo in east Bago Region bordering Kayin State south Kayah State 5 300 1983 census Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Mogpha Mogwa Monebwa Monnepwa Mopaga Mopha Pagu Paku Thalwepwe Dialects Bawgali Kyauk Gyi Mawchi Shwe Kyin Dialects based on villages Kyauk Gyi and Shwe Kyin are spoken in east Bago Region Taungoo District near Kayin State border Mawchi is spoken in Kayah State Bawgali is spoken in north Kayin State Some Paku dialects are reportedly quite similar to S gaw Karen ksw while others are more similar to Bwe bwe and Geba kvq Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Southern Comments Christian More Information Karen Pwo Eastern kjp Kayin State and Tanintharyi region long contiguous area near Thai border Bago region Bago and Toungoo townships 1 000 000 in Myanmar 1998 Population total all countries 1 050 000 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Moulmein Pwo Karen Phlong Phlou Pho Dialects Kawkareik Eastern Border Pwo Karen Pa an Inland Eastern Pwo Karen Moulmein Tavoy Southern Pwo Karen Not intelligible with Pwo Karen pwo Reportedly fairly high comprehension among Eastern Pwo Karen dialects Lexical similarity 91 97 among dialects 63 65 with Pwo Karen pwo Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Peripheral Comments Buddhist Christian Protestant More Information Karen Pwo Western pwo Ayeyarwady delta area Pathein Twante Maubin Einmeh others Bago including Kyonpyaw and Hinthada towns Yangon Twante 210 000 decreasing Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Bassein Pwo Karen Delta Pwo Karen Mon Karen Mutheit Pathein Pwo Karen Phlong Phlong Sho Pho Shu Talaing Karen Dialects Very little dialectal variation among Western Pwo Karen Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Peripheral Comments Buddhist Christian More Information Karen S gaw ksw Widespread Ayeyarwaddy delta area 1 280 000 in Myanmar 1983 census Population total all countries 1 480 000 L2 users 80 000 in Myanmar 2013 SIL Status 3 Wider communication S gaw Karen used in the church domain for many Karen languages Alternate Names Burmese Karen Kanyaw Kayinpyu Kyetho Paganyaw Pchcknya Pwakanyaw S gau S gaw S gaw Kayin White Karen Yang Khao Dialects Delta dialect of S gaw Karen Eastern dialect of S gaw Karen Pa an Southern dialect of Western Kayah Dawei Reportedly similar to Paku Karen jkp Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Southern Comments Buddhist Christian Protestant traditional religion More Information Kayah Eastern eky Kayah State Shadaw township east of Thanlwin river Shan State Langkho district 8 000 in Myanmar 2007 Population total all countries 26 000 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Karenni Karennyi Kayah Li Kayay Red Karen Dialects Lower Eastern Kayah Upper Eastern Kayah Upper Eastern Kayah and Lower Eastern Kayah are mutually intelligible Huai Sua Thaw village Lower Eastern is prestigious in both dialect groups Difficulty understanding Western Kayah kyu Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Central Comments Buddhist Christian traditional religion More Information Kayah Western kyu Kayah State and Kayin State east of Thanlwin river south Shan State Pekon township northern dialect Shan State north of Loikaw southern dialect Hpruso and Dimawso townships south of Loikaw 150 000 2007 2 000 refugees in Thailand Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Karenni Karennyi Karieng Daeng Kayah Li Red Karen Yang Daeng Dialects Chi Kwe Dawnnyjekhu Dawtama Northern dialect of Western Kayah Sounglog Southern dialect of Western Kayah Wan Cheh Part of a dialect continuum of Central Karen varieties stretching from Thailand Eastern Kayah eky to western Kayah State Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Central Comments Buddhist Christian traditional religion More Information Kayan pdu South Shan State Pekon township northwest Kayah State Kayin State Thandaung township Mandalay Region Pyinmana township Kayan Lahwi dialect Kayah State Lahwi and northwest Dimawso Shan State south Pekon Kayan Kangan dialect northwest Kayah State Dimawso area 133 000 in Myanmar 2005 E Phan Population total all countries 133 180 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Kayang Ka Yun Lahwi Long Necked Karen pej Padaung pej Padaung Karen pej Dialects Kayan Kangan Yeinbaw Yinbaw Kayan Lahwi Standard Pekon Significant dialectal variation Most seem to understand standard Pekon prestige dialect Lexical similarity more than 90 among dialects 71 76 with Lahta kvt Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Northern Comments Christian Roman Catholic Buddhist Christian Protestant More Information Kayaw kvl East Kayah State 30 villages northeast Kayin State Yado area south Shan State Pekon township 16 600 1983 census Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Bre pej Brec pej Brek pej Deleh Ka yaw Kayaw Brek pej Laku Paret pej Pramano Pre pej Pret pej Dialects Bwe Kayaw Lowe Kayaw Upper Kayaw Upper Kayaw dialect is the basis for Kayaw literature Some intelligibility with Bwe Karen bwe though some Kayaw who speak with the Bwe Karen may use S gaw Karen ksw to communicate Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Central Comments Brek and Bwe are variant names of a dialect continuum extending from southwest Kayah State to northeast Kayin Karen State Bwe Kayaw is a mixed variety spoken in the middle of this continuum See also Karen Bwe bwe Christian More Information Khamti kht Kachin State Putao district 4 500 and Myitkyina area 3 500 north Sagaing Region 8 000 in Myanmar 2000 Population total all countries 13 000 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Hkamti Kam Ti Khampti Khampti Shan Khamti Shan Khandi Shan Tai Kam Ti Tai Khamti Dialects Assam Khamti North Burma Khamti Sinkaling Hkamti Classification Tai Kadai Kam Tai Tai Southwestern Comments Buddhist More Information Khün kkh East Shan State Kentung valley area 100 000 in Myanmar Diller and Juntanamalaga 1990 Population total all countries 106 880 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Gon Shan Hkun Khuen Khun Shan Khyn Tai Khun Tai Khuen Dialects Kang Muang Muang Lang Khün Northern Thai nod and Lü khb traditionally all use the same ancient script Lexical similarity 93 100 with Khün varieties Khün varieties 90 95 with Northern Thai nod 92 95 with Lü khb 93 97 with Shan shn 80 83 with standard Thai tha Classification Tai Kadai Kam Tai Tai Southwestern Comments Different from Khuen khf a Mon Khmer language of Laos Buddhist More Information Lahta kvt South Shan State Pekon and Pinlaung townships Mandalay Region Pyinnmana township 9 550 2000 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Kayan Lahta Khahta Lahta Karen Peu Taru Tarulakhi Yan Wohta Dialects Socially related to Kayan pdu but not intelligible Zayein kxk may be a dialect of Lahta Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Northern Comments Officially recognized as part of Kayan pdu Much dialect variation Called Yan Wohta by the Shan shn Buddhist Christian traditional religion More Information Lahu lhu Shan State Kentung district 200 000 in Myanmar 2012 D Bradley increasing Status 3 Wider communication Alternate Names Lahuna Launa Lohei Muhso Museu Musso Mussuh Dialects Na Black Lahu Lohei Musser Dam Northern Lahu Nyi Luhishi Luhushi Musseh Daeng Red Lahu Southern Lahu Shehleh Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Ngwi Central Comments Christian traditional religion More Information Lahu Shi lhi Shan State Kentung district 60 000 in Myanmar 2007 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Kwi Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Ngwi Central Comments Little dialect variation between Lahu Shi spoken in Myanmar and Thailand They live among the Lahu Na lhu Christian Protestant More Information Lashi lsi Kachin State east border area 30 000 in Myanmar 2000 D Bradley Population total all countries 31 800 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Ac ye Chashan La Chit Lachikwaw Lacid Lacik Lashi Maru Lasi Lechi Leqi Letsi Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Burmish Northern Comments Glossonym Lashi by the Jingpho and Burmese Lachi by the Chinese Christian More Information Lhao Vo mhx Kachin State east border area Waimaw Chiphwe and Sawlaw townships widely dispersed north Shan State Kutkai township 100 000 in Myanmar Bradley 1997 Population total all countries 103 500 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Diso Lang Langsu Laungaw Laungwaw Lawgore Lawng Lhaovo Malu Maru pej Mulu Zi Dialects Dago Lawng Bit Gawan Naw Hlo lan Laking Lawng Hsu Wa Khawk Zagaran Mran Lawng Hsu may have difficult intelligibility with the other dialects Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Burmish Northern Comments Different from Mru mro and Mro Khimi cmr of northwest Rakhine State and Paletwa Township South Chin State Culturally similar to Kachin Glossonym Maru by Jingpho kac and Burmese mya Liangsu by Chinese cmn Christian More Information Lisu lis Kachin State Putao township toward Assam border also Myitkyina Shan State Lashio and Loilen townships Mandalay Mogota township Sagain Katha and Tygyaing townships 300 000 in Myanmar Bradley 2007 Status 3 Wider communication Many use Lisu as L2 Alternate Names Central Lisu Li Hsaw Lisaw Li Shaw Lu Tzu Southern Lisu Yao Yen Yaw Yin Yaw Yen Yeh Jeh Dialects Black Lisu Hwa Lisu Flowery Lisu Lu Shi Lisu Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Ngwi Central Comments All 3 dialects are found in Myanmar Black Lisu is most distinct The Lisu in Myanmar and Thailand have difficulties in communicating due to dialect differences Christian Protestant More Information Lü khb East Shan State Muang Yong township 60 000 in Myanmar 2013 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Lue Pai I Shu Ai I Tai Lu Dialects Muang Yong Classification Tai Kadai Kam Tai Tai Southwestern Comments Buddhist More Information Manumanaw kxf Kayah State West Kyèbogyi area border of Bawlake and Hpruso townships 23 villages 10 000 2000 D Bradley Ethnic population 10 000 2000 D Bradley Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Kayah Munu Kayàw Manö Manu Manu Manaw Manumanaw Karen Monu Dialects Doloso Tawkhu Reports of comprehension difficulty between the 2 dialects Reportedly similar to Western Kayah kyu Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Central Comments Christian More Information Moken mwt South Tanintharyi Region Mergui archipelago Dung and other islands 4 000 in Myanmar Bradley 2007 Population total all countries 6 000 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Basing Chau Ko Lawta Mawken Orang Laut Salon Salong Selong Selung Dialects Dung Jait Ja It L be Reportedly most similar to Moklen mkm Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Moklen Comments Primarily live on boats but occasionally settle on area islands Traditional religion Christian More Information Mon mnw Mon State and Kayin State also in northern Tanintharyi region 743 000 in Myanmar 2004 decreasing Population total all countries 851 000 Ethnic population 1 000 000 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Aleng Mou Mun Peguan Raman Rman Rmen Takanoon Talaing Taleng Teguan Dialects Martaban Moulmein Central Mon Mon Te Pegu Mon Tang Northern Mon Ye Mon Nya Southern Mon Intelligibility between Mon varieties high between Mon in Thailand and Myanmar 99 Huffman 1976 Varieties in Myanmar and Thailand mutually intelligible Bauer 1990 but lexical borrowings from Thai and Burmese may cause miscommunication Guillon 1999 Lexical similarity 69 with Mon and Nyah Kur cbn Huffman 1976 Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Monic Comments Remnants of a nation that once spread over south Myanmar and west Thailand Preferred names Mon or Raman Buddhist More Information Mru mro Rakhine State Buthidaung Maungdaw and Ponnagyun townships 20 000 in Myanmar 1999 ABWE Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Dak Launghu Mro Mrucha Mrung Mrusa Murung Niopreng Taung Mru Dialects Anok Dowpreng Doumrong Pongmi Tamsa Launghu Sungma Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Mru Comments Christian More Information Naga Akyaung Ari nqy Sagain south Layshi township Heinkut Jagram and Ngachan villages 1 000 2004 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Ngachan Dialects Very little if any dialect variation within Akyaung Ari Naga Lexical similarity 52 with Tanghkul Naga of Somra ntx 23 with Tangkhul Naga of Ukhrul in India nmf 23 with Koki Naga nxk Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Unclassified Comments Tribally the Akyaung Ari are included as part of Tangkhul Naga but their language is very distinct Christian More Information Naga Khiamniungan kix Sagain Khamti district Lahe and Khamti townships about 30 villages 10 000 in Myanmar 2010 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Makware Nokaw Para Tukhemmi Welam Dialects Nokhu Ponso Thang Wolam Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Bodo Garo Northern Naga Northern Naga Comments This group is sometimes called Para by other groups but the Para pzn are a different Naga group Christian Protestant More Information Naga Koki nxk Sagain south Layshi township 10 villages 2 000 2004 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Konke Dialects Very little if any dialect variation within Koki Lexical similarity within Koki 98 Lexical similarity 19 32 with Tangkhul Naga ntx in Myanmar 23 with Akyaung Ari Naga nqy 22 24 with Para Naga pzn Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Unclassified Comments Tribally the Koki are included as part of Tangkhul Naga but their language is very distinct Not the same as Kuki Chin Chin Thado tcz Buddhist Christian traditional religion More Information Naga Konyak nbe Sagain Khamti district Lahe township 2 000 in Myanmar 2010 Status 5 Developing Dialects Kun Lonwa Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Bodo Garo Northern Naga Northern Naga Comments Christian More Information Naga Kyan Karyaw nqq Sagain Hkamti district Lahe township 13 villages along the border with India 9 000 2012 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Chen Kaiyaw Karyaw Kayaw Kayu Kyan Dialects Karyaw Kyan The 2 dialects are closely related Karyaw is reportedly similar to the Chuyo and Gakat dialects of Tase Naga nst Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Bodo Garo Northern Naga Northern Naga More Information Naga Lao nlq Sagain Region Khamti district Lahe township along the border with India 1 000 2012 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Law Loh Dialects Reportedly most similar to Kyan Karyaw Naga nqq and the Chuyo and Gakat dialects of Tase Naga nst Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Bodo Garo Northern Naga Northern Naga More Information Naga Leinong lzn Sagain Khamti district Lahe township about 25 villages 7 000 2008 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Htang Ngan Htangan Lainong Naga Lenaung Naga Dialects Southern Leinong Yao Dyang Northern Leinong Zau Dyang High intelligibility in Leinong villages Lexical similarity within Leinong Naga 89 100 Lexical similarity 69 75 with Ponyo Gongwang Naga npg 62 67 with Khiamniungan Naga kix 37 41 with Lao variety of Konyak Naga nbe Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Bodo Garo Northern Naga Northern Naga Comments The majority group within Lahe Township Buddhist Christian traditional religion More Information Naga Long Phuri lpn Sagain Khamti district Layshi township 6 villages 1 000 2004 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Amimi Naga Longpfuri Longpfuru Mimi Dialects Little if any dialect variation within Long Phuri Lexical similarity 30 37 with Makuri Naga jmn 23 25 with Para Naga pzn Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Unclassified Comments Christian Buddhist traditional religion More Information Naga Makuri jmn Sagain Khamti district Layshi Homalin and Lahe townships 2 500 in Myanmar 2004 Population total all countries 6 500 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Makury Dialects Arale Kyaungphuri Shu Kyile Makhwale Saingphule Saingpuri Shera Shaera Lexical similarity 93 with Makuri Naga 30 37 with Long Phuri Naga lpn 17 19 with Para Naga pzn Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Unclassified Comments Christian Protestant Buddhist traditional religion More Information Naga Makyan umn Sagain Hkamti district northeast Lahe and Hkamti townships 13 villages 4 000 2008 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Lasam Macham Naga Makyam Pongnyun Dialects Main dialect variation is between western Makyan villages and Kuku villages Lexical similarity 99 with western Makyan 31 35 with Ponyo Gongwang Naga npg 29 36 with Leinong Naga lzn 27 28 with Lao variety of Konyak Naga nbe Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Bodo Garo Northern Naga Northern Naga Comments Endoglossonym Makyam Distinct language from Leinong Naga lzn although culturally and geographically related Christian Buddhist traditional religion More Information Naga Para pzn Sagain Khamti district Layshi township 7 villages 1 500 2004 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Bara Naga Jejara Naga Parasar Dialects Very little dialect variation within Para Lexical similarity 83 93 with Para Naga 23 25 with Long Phuri Naga lpn 17 19 with Makuri Naga jmn Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Unclassified Comments Christian Buddhist traditional religion More Information Naga Ponyo Gongwang npg Sagain Khamti district Lahe township 19 villages 4 500 2008 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Gongvan Gongwang Manauk Mannok Ponyo Pounyu Saplow Solo Tsawlaw Dialects Gongwang Ponyo Very little dialect variation within Gongwang and within Ponyo but between these 2 dialects there are differences Comprehension seems to be high between Ponyo and Gongwang speakers Lexical similarity 89 91 between Ponyo and Gongwang 69 75 with Leinong Naga lzn 67 73 with Khiamniungan Naga kix Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Bodo Garo Northern Naga Northern Naga Comments They feel culturally and linguistically related to both Leinong Naga lzn and Khiamniungan Naga kix Christian Buddhist traditional religion More Information Naga Tangkhul ntx Sagain south Layshi township Somra tract Homalin township 4 000 2004 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Somara Somra Dialects Somra Very little dialect variation within Tangkhul Somra Naga Somra village is the prestige dialect Lexical similarity 93 94 with Tangkhul Somra Naga 31 with Tangkhul Naga nmf in India 51 52 with Akyaung Ari Naga nqy 29 32 with Koki Naga nxk Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Kuki Chin Naga Tangkhul Comments Included in official ethnic group list as Tangkhul The Koki Naga nxk and Akyaung Ari Naga nqy in Myanmar are included tribally within Tangkhul but their languages are quite distinct The Tangkhul Somra Naga ntx language in Myanmar is very different from Tangkhul Ukhrul Naga nmf in India Christian Buddhist traditional religion More Information Naga Tase nst Sagain Khamti district Nanyun Pangsau Lahe and Khamti townships Kachin State Myitkyina district Shinbwiyan and Tanai townships 60 000 in Myanmar 2010 Population total all countries 100 100 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Haimi Hawa Heimi Kuwa Pangmi Pangwa Rangpan Rangpang Tangshang Tangwa Dialects Asen Aasen Hansin Raqsa Yasa Bote Bongtai Butay Hteinpa Nokpa Nukpa Chamchang Kimsing Chamkok Tamko Thamkok Champhang Thamphang Cholim Tawlum Tulim Tulum Chuyo Wanggu Wangoo Gaha Halum Gakat Wakka Wanga Gaqchan Gashan Gawkchung Kochong Hacheng Hakyai Hachum Chumnyu Chumsa Gachung Hakhü Gakhi Hachi Hakhii Hatse Hakhun Gakhun Haman Gaman Hapaw Hasik Awla Awlay Laju Henchin Sanching Shangchein Hokuq Jöngi Dongai Donghee Dongi Kaisan Kyetsan Khalak Hkalak Kon Chawang Kyawan Yawngkon Yongkon Kotlum Kawlum Kumka Kum Ga Kumga Lakki Lakai Lama Lochang Lanchein Langshin Lonyung Galawn Galun Lumnu Lungkhi Longkhai Lungri Maitai Meitei Mitay Miku Maihku Mitay Maitai Moshang Mawshang Mungre Mawrang Morang Nahen Nahim Nahin Ngaimong Maimong Ngaimau Pingku Pyengoo Ranchi Rangchein Ranu Rara Rasa Rera Ronrang Riha Lulum Ringkhu Rangkhu Sansik Sheiknyo Siknyo Sikpo Shangti Sangtai Shangthi Shangwan Changwan Shangwal Shawvel Shekyü Sangche Sanke Shaekjeng Shaekyeu Shokra Sawkrang Shaukra Shograng Toke Tawkay Yangno A group of many Naga speech varieties some of which are separate languages Intelligibility high between some speech varieties low between others Intelligibility between varieties is higher in the north and fairly low in the south Wide range of lexical similarity within dialects from 35 97 Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Sal Bodo Garo Northern Naga Northern Naga Comments This group is called Tangshang in Myanmar and Tangsa in India Tase is the Chamchang Kimsing pronunciation of the name Christian Buddhist More Information Nusu nuf Northeast Kachin State near China border Myitkyina Chipwi and Tsawlaw townships About 22 villages 670 in Myanmar 2011 decreasing 0 monolinguals Ethnic population 1 500 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Nang Tsu Naw pej No pej No Pha pej No Shi pej No Tso No Tsu Nu pej Dialects Central Nusu Miangu Laomudeng Northern Nusu Wawa Yuoduoluo Southern Nusu Puluo Tuoping Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Ngwi Central Comments Christian Protestant More Information Palaung Ruching pce Mandalay Katha and Pyinoolwin townships Shan State Taunggyi district 258 000 in Myanmar 2000 Population total all countries 272 000 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Da ang Di Ang Ngwe Palaung Palay Silver Palaung Dialects Pale Rulai Rulai dialect near Lashio has regular phonological changes and some lexical difference from Ruching Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Northern Mon Khmer Palaungic Western Palaungic Palaung Comments Kalaw dialect tends toward loss of final consonants could be moving to develop tones Tense vowels change into glides with a palatal final in the Pale variety Buddhist traditional religion More Information Palaung Rumai rbb Southeast Kachin State Bhamo district Mansi township north Shan State Lashio area the road north to the border Nam Kham and Muse Mantong North Hsenwi and Tawngpeng the ancient Palaung State 137 000 in Myanmar Population total all countries 140 600 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Humai Ngwe Palaung Rumai Rumai Humai Shan Rumai Silver Palaung Ta ang Ta ang Rumai Tai Rumai Dialects Nam Kham Rumai is a different dialect from Lashio Rumai but comprehension is still good Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Northern Mon Khmer Palaungic Western Palaungic Palaung Comments Buddhist traditional religion More Information Palaung Shwe pll North Shan State centered in Nam Hsan 148 000 in Myanmar 1982 Population total all countries 150 000 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Golden Palaung Liang Red Da ang Shwe Palaung Ta Ang Palaung Ta ang Samlung Dialects Ywama 15 Palaung dialects in Myanmar Ruching Palaung pce and Rumai Palaung rbb are related but distinct languages Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Northern Mon Khmer Palaungic Western Palaungic Palaung Comments Ywama is a prestige dialect Buddhist traditional religion More Information Pali pli Widespread Buddhist literary language No known L1 speakers in Myanmar Status 9 Second language only Classification Indo European Indo Iranian Indo Aryan Unclassified More Information Pa o blk Southwest Shan State Kayah State Loikaw Kayin State areas near Shan State border Mon State near Thaton 560 000 in Myanmar 1983 census Population total all countries 560 740 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Black Karen Northern Taungthu Pa Oh Pa O Pa o Karen Pa U Dialects Northern Pa o Southern Pa o Reportedly fairly high comprehension among dialects Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Karenic Peripheral Comments Buddhist More Information Pyen pyy East Shan State Mong Yang township Namt Theun and Yaw Tan villages 600 2013 Pyen Language Committee Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Hpinba Hpyin Misu Pyin Dialects None known Reportedly similar to Phunoi pho Bisu bzi and Mpi mpz Lexical similarity 36 with Hani hni 32 with Lahu lhu 31 with Lisu lis Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Ngwi Southern Bisoid Comments Christian More Information Rakhine rki Bay of Bengal throughout Rakhine State Ayeyarwady Kyangin Myanaug Ingapu Lemyethna Yegyi and Thabaung townships Bago Shwegyin and Waw townships some in Chin State Paletwa township 800 000 in Myanmar 2013 SIL Population total all countries 1 000 000 L2 users 1 020 000 in Myanmar 2013 SIL Minority peoples in Rakhine and Chin states Paletwa Township Status 3 Wider communication Throughout Rakhine State and in Paletwa Township Chin State Especially in

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    all countries 31 800 Lhao Vo mhx 5 Developing 100 000 in Myanmar Bradley 1997 Population total all countries 103 500 Lü khb 5 Developing 60 000 in Myanmar 2013 Mon mnw 5 Developing 743 000 in Myanmar 2004 decreasing Population total all countries 851 000 Ethnic population 1 000 000 Mru mro 5 Developing 20 000 in Myanmar 1999 ABWE Naga Khiamniungan kix 5 Developing 10 000 in Myanmar 2010 Naga Konyak nbe 5 Developing 2 000 in Myanmar 2010 Naga Tase nst 5 Developing 60 000 in Myanmar 2010 Population total all countries 100 100 Pa o blk 5 Developing 560 000 in Myanmar 1983 census Population total all countries 560 740 Pyen pyy 5 Developing 600 2013 Pyen Language Committee Tai Nüa tdd 5 Developing 72 400 in Myanmar 1983 census Zaiwa atb 5 Developing 30 000 in Myanmar 1997 Zo zom 5 Developing 61 000 in Myanmar 2012 P Tungdim Population total all countries 81 900 6a Vigorous Akeu aeu 6a Vigorous 1 000 in Myanmar 2004 E Johnson Blang blr 6a Vigorous 12 000 in Myanmar 1994 Chakma ccp 6a Vigorous Chin Chinbon cnb 6a Vigorous 19 600 1983 census Chin Eastern Khumi cek 6a Vigorous 12 000 2009 SIL Chin Kaang ckn 6a Vigorous 1 000 2010 SIL Chin Laitu clj 6a Vigorous 15 000 2007 SIL Chin Lautu clt 6a Vigorous 15 000 2005 SIL Chin Rawngtu weu 6a Vigorous 5 000 2008 Chin Songlai csj 6a Vigorous 7 300 2012 SIL Chin Sumtu csv 6a Vigorous 14 000 2007 SIL Chin Tawr tcp 6a Vigorous 700 1996 D van Bik Chin Thaiphum cth 6a Vigorous 1 000 2005 SIL Danu dnv 6a Vigorous 100 000 Bradley 2007 Drung duu 6a Vigorous 225 in Myanmar Hmong Njua hnj 6a Vigorous 10 000 in Myanmar 2000 Intha int 6a Vigorous 90 000 2000 D Bradley Kanan zkn 6a Vigorous 9 000 2007 SIL 0 monolinguals Karen Geba kvq 6a Vigorous 40 000 2010 Geba Literature and Culture Committee Karen Geko ghk 6a Vigorous 17 000 Manson 2010 Karen Paku jkp 6a Vigorous 5 300 1983 census Kayah Eastern eky 6a Vigorous 8 000 in Myanmar 2007 Population total all countries 26 000 Kayan pdu 6a Vigorous 133 000 in Myanmar 2005 E Phan Population total all countries 133 180 Kayaw kvl 6a Vigorous 16 600 1983 census Lahta kvt 6a Vigorous 9 550 2000 Lahu Shi lhi 6a Vigorous 60 000 in Myanmar 2007 Manumanaw kxf 6a Vigorous 10 000 2000 D Bradley Ethnic population 10 000 2000 D Bradley Naga Akyaung Ari nqy 6a Vigorous 1 000 2004 SIL Naga Koki nxk 6a Vigorous 2 000 2004 SIL Naga Kyan Karyaw nqq 6a Vigorous 9 000 2012 SIL Naga Lao nlq 6a Vigorous 1 000 2012 SIL Naga Leinong lzn 6a Vigorous 7 000 2008 SIL Naga Long Phuri lpn 6a Vigorous 1 000 2004 Naga Makuri jmn 6a Vigorous 2 500 in Myanmar 2004 Population total all countries 6 500 Naga Makyan

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    index of ISO 639 3 codes An index of language names including primary alternate and dialect names A bibliography of references cited The report is disseminated as a digital download It is paginated with cross references rendered as page numbers so that the user may print the report and use it in that form However the cross reference page numbers are also hot links that jump to the referenced location when the report is used with a PDF reader in its digital form Ethnologue report license agreement Each Ethnologue country report is a licensed product with restricted terms of use Before purchasing the product you must agree to the following terms This is a license for individual use Just as with a conventionally published book it is a violation of copyright to make a copy and give it to others You may not redistribute this work in any form including ingesting the contents into a database that is shared with others or posting it on a web site whether public or private To inquire about permission for reuse or redistribution use the Contact Us form and select Request Copyright Permissions Buying Options File Languages of Myanmar An Ethnologue Country Report

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