A language of Laos
ISO 639-3: bgk
||1,530 in Laos (1985 F. Proschan). Population total all countries: 1,730.
||Near the north border with China, northeast of Namtha, Luand Namtha Province, and south of Boun Neua; Phongsali Province, Boun-Tai, Samphan, and Khoa districts, 8 villages. Also in China.
Laos, reference number 5
||Buxinhua, Khabit, Khbit, Phsin, Phsing
||Not Khmuic, but Palaungic (1990 J. Svantesson). Related to Khao [xao] in Viet Nam.
||Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Northern Mon-Khmer, Khmuic, Khao
||SVO; complex morphology (prefixing); attributives follow noun heads; adverbials precede verb heads; simple syllable structure; nontonal. Traditional religion.
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