Language of the Day for 29 August 2013


Karen, Pwo Western [pwo]

A language of
Population Full
210,000, decreasing.
6b (Threatened).
Language Use
Vigorous in villages; lessening in towns. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Burmese [mya]. Used as L2 by S’gaw Karen [ksw].
Language Development
Summer and church literacy classes in many communities; used and taught in Bible schools. Dictionary. Bible: 1883–1885.