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Thu Lao

A language of Viet Nam

ISO 639-3tyl

Population  200 (2002 J. Edmondson).
Region  Central and northeast, near the China border, Cao Bàng, Lang Son, Hà Giang, Tuye Quang, Bác Thái, Quang Ninh, Hà Bac, Lam Dòng provinces. Some settled south in Tung Nghia and Song Mao. Possibly also in Laos.
Language maps  Northern Viet Nam, reference number 92
Northwestern Viet Nam, reference number 92
Classification  Tai-Kadai, Kam-Tai, Be-Tai, Tai-Sek, Tai, Southwestern, East Central, Chiang Saeng
Comments  Traditional religion, Christian.