Tày Tac

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A language of Viet Nam

Location

Northwest, east Son La Province, Muong Tâc district.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Related to Tai Dam [blt], Tai Dón [twh], and Tai Daeng [tyr].

Typology

CN(C) in which N=V + tone, 22 consonants, 13 vowels, tonal, 6 tones on open syllables and those ending with a continuant, 3 tones on syllables ending with a stop

Writing
Latin script. Tai Viet script.
Other Comments

Part of the Thái official ethnic community. Women’s blouses similar to that worn by White Tai women of Lai Châu, but without silver buttons.