30,900 in Laos (1995 census). Population total all countries: 49,900. 21,500 monolinguals.
Salavan Province, Ta-Oy district; also in Xekong and Savannahkhet provinces.
Ha’aang (Sa’ang), Kamuan’, Leem, Palee’n, Pasoom. Not inherently intelligible of Lower Ta’oih [tto]. Intelligibility can be acquired after at least 2 weeks’ contact.
Used as L2 by Lower Ta’oih [tto].
Lao script [Laoo].