Yong

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A language of Thailand

Alternate Names
Nyong
Population

12,600 (2000).

Location

Chiang Mai province: San Kamphaeng district; Lamphun province: Pa Sang, Mae The, and Mueang Lamphun districts.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Phonology reportedly similar to Lü [khb].

Language Use

Some young people, all adults. Also use Northern Thai [nod], Thai [tha].

Language Development
Radio programs. Dictionary.
Other Comments

Buddhist.