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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
A Mŏk, Doi, Loi, Loi Cim, “Hsem” (pej.), “Hsen Hsum” (pej.), “Shim Ceem” (pej.)
Population

4,000 in Myanmar (2018 S. Devereux). Total users in all countries: 4,700.

Location

Shan State: Mong Khet, Kengtung and Mong Yang townships, 10 villages.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Used by all. Most also use Shan [shn].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Lahu, call this group sətɕi. Burmese call this group siəm tɕim. Akha and Akheu call them ʔape. Buddhist.

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