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A language of Laos

Alternate Names
Htin, Khatin, Thin, Tin, T’in
Population

23,200 in Laos (1995 census). Population total all countries: 26,200.

Location

Xaignabouli Province, Phiang district, west of the Mekong. Also in Thailand, United States.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Not intelligible with Lua [prb], Prai [prt], or Pray 3 [pry].

Language Development
NT: 1994.
Writing
Latin script. Thai script.
Other Comments

Ethnic autonym: Mal and Madl; T’in in Thailand. Traditional religion.

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