30,000 in Myanmar (2000 D. Bradley). Population total all countries: 31,800.
Kachin State, east border area.
SOV; final nasals and stops; vowel length and tense-lax contrasts; tonal, 4 tones.
Vigorous. Most domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Jingpho [kac].
Latin script [Latn].
Glossonym: Lashi by the Jingpho and Burmese, Lachi by the Chinese. Christian.