Nyaw

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A language of Thailand

Alternate Names
Jo, Nyo, Nyoh, Yo
Population

50,000 (Diller 1990).

Location

Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Udon Thani, Bueng Kan, Maha Sarakham provinces; isolated area on Cambodia border, Sa Kaeo Province.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Reportedly similar to Northeastern Thai [tts] and the Luang Prabang dialect of Lao [lao].

Language Use

Also use Northeastern Thai [tts].

Other Comments

Maw may be an alternate name. Buddhist.