Phake

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Faake, Phakey, Phakial
Population

2,000 (Bradley 2007).

Location

Assam, Dibrugarh district, Bor-phake, Nam-phake, Tipam-phake, Man-long, Man-po-mung, Pha-neng, Ning-gam, Nong-lai, and Mung-lang villages along Dihing river; Arunachal Pradesh.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Similar to Aiton [aio]. Similar to Shan [shn] of Myanmar.

Language Use

All ages. Also use Assamese [asm].

Language Development
Taught in primary schools.
Writing
Myanmar (Burmese) script.
Other Comments

Buddhist, traditional religion.