Ta’oih, Upper

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A language of Laos

Alternate Names
Kantua, Ta Hoi, Ta-Oi, Ta-Oy, Tau Oi
Population

30,900 in Laos (1995 census). Population total all countries: 49,900. 21,500 monolinguals.

Location

Salavan Province, Ta-Oy district; also in Xekong and Savannahkhet provinces.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

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.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Lower Ta’oih [tto].

Writing

Lao script [Laoo].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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