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Karen, Bwe

A language of Myanmar

ISO 639-3: bwe

Population 15,700 (1983).
Region Kyèbogyi area of Kayah State. A few in Thailand.
Alternate names   Bghai Karen, Baghi, Bwe
Classification Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Karen, Sgaw-Bghai, Bghai, Unclassified
Language development Literacy rate in first language: below 1%. Bible portions: 1857–1862.
Comments 'Kayin' is Burmese for all Karen, 'Yang' is Thai for all Karen. SVO.