Tai Loi

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Aw-aak, Bulang-Su, Doi, Khabe, Kon Doi, Kon Loi, Loi, Monglwe, Tai-Loi, Tailoi, Wakut
Population

Population information is not yet available for the other groups known as Tai Loi. Total users in all countries: 500.

Location

Shan state.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Considerable dialectal variation between villages.

Typology

SVO.

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn]. Also use Burmese [mya], especially educated young people. Also use Lü [khb], especially adults.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Tai Loi means ‘mountain Tai’ and is a cover term for multiple Palaungic groups in the area, some of which are Angkuic and some of which are Waic. Buddhist, Christian.

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