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A language of Thailand

Alternate Names
Chau Pok
Population

1,500 (1984 D. Hogan). Ethnic population: 4,000 (2000 D. Bradley).

Location

Phangnga and Phuket provinces: west coast.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Most also use Southern Thai [sou]. Also use Thai [tha], except some adults.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 50% in Thai [tha].
Writing

Thai script [Thai].

Other Comments

Heavy Thai and Mon-Khmer influence. Traditional religion, Muslim.

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