Lamet

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A language of Laos

Alternate Names
Kha Lamet, Khamed, Khamet, Lemet, Rmeet
Population

19,800 in Laos (2005 census). Population total all countries: 19,932.

Location

Northwest, Oudomxai, Loungnamtha, and Bokeo provinces.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lower Lamet, Upper Lamet.

Language Use

Also use Lao [lao].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%.
Writing

Lao script [Laoo]. Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Glossonym: Lamet in Laos, Khamet in Thailand. Traditional religion.

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