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Samtao

A language of Myanmar

ISO 639-3: stu

Population 9,550 in Myanmar (2000 WCD). Population total all countries: 9,650.
Region Eastern Shan State. Also spoken in China.
Alternate names   Samtau, Samtuan
Classification Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Northern Mon-Khmer, Palaungic, Western Palaungic, Angkuic
Comments Different from Blang.

Also spoken in:

China

Language name   Samtao
Population 100 in China (1993).
Region Southwest Yunnan, Xishuangbanna Prefecture.
Alternate names   Samtau, Samtuan
Comments Part of the Bulang nationality. Different from Blang. Buddhist (Theravada), traditional religion.