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Karen, Brek

A language of Myanmar

ISO 639-3: kvl

Population 16,600 (1983). All Karen languages in Myanmar 2,600,000.
Region Southwestern Kayah State.
Alternate names   Brek, Brec, Bre, Pramano, Pre, Laku
Classification Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Karen, Sgaw-Bghai, Brek
Comments 'Brek' and 'Bwe' are variant names of a dialect cluster that extends from southwest Kayah State to northeast Karen State. 'Brek' or 'Bre' usually refers to varieties in Kayah State. Christian.