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A language of Laos

Alternate Names
Buxinhua, Kha Bet, Khabit, Khbit, Pasing, Phsin, Phsing, Pu Sing
Population

L1 users: 1,960 (2005 census). Total users in all countries: 2,160.

Location

Luang Namtha province: northeast Namtha district, and south of Boun Neua; Oudomxai province: Namo district; Phongsali province: Boun-Tai, Khua, and Mai districts, 8 villages; near China border.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Typology

SVO; complex morphology (prefixing); attributives follow noun heads; adverbials precede verb heads; simple syllable structure; nontonal.

Language Use

All ages.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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