Lacid

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Ac’ye, Chashan, La Chit, Lachi, Lachik, Lachikwaw, Lacik, Lashi, Lashi-Maru, Lasi, Lechi, Leqi, Letsi
Population

30,000 in Myanmar (2000 D. Bradley). Total users in all countries: 31,800.

Location

Kachin State, east border area.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

SOV; final nasals and stops; vowel length and tense-lax contrasts; tonal, 4 tones.

Language Use

Vigorous. Most domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Many also use Jingpho [kac].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. Bible: 2009.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.

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