L1 users: 170,000 (2015 LSDO). Total users in all countries: 174,000.
Ayeyarwady, Bago, and Magway regions; Rakhine state. Rakhine state; Magwe region: Mindon township (Hill Asho dialect); Magway, Bago, and Ayeyarwady regions: most of the townships; Rakhine state: Tounggup township and townships further south (Plains Asho dialect).
SOV; negation is marked after the verb.
Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Burmese [mya].