Wewaw

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Wewau
Population

No remaining speakers. The latest referent to the population is in the 1921 Burma census which lists 256 speakers. Note that the 1911 and 1931 census of Burma list 0 speakers of Wewaw.

Location

Karen hills, near Taungoo; Bago Yoma range between Ayeyawaddy and Sittang rivers.

Language Status

10 (Extinct).

Dialects

Similar to and may be a dialect of S’gaw Karen [ksw].

Typology

SOV

Language Use

Shifted to S’gaw Karen [ksw].

Writing
Unwritten.