Phu Thai

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A language of Thailand

Alternate Names
Phutai, Phuu Thai, Poutai, Putai, Puthai
Population

470,000 in Thailand (2006 Mahidol University). Total users in all countries: 897,000.

Location

Amnat Charoen, Kalasin, Mukdahan, Nakhon Phanom, Sakon Nakhon, Udon Thani, Yasothon, and Roi Et provinces. Possibly also in China.

Language Status

6a* (Vigorous).

Dialects

Little dialect differentiation. Reportedly similar to Tai Dam [blt] and Tai Don [twh].

Language Use

Also use Northeastern Thai [tts].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 75%–100%.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Buddhist.

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