Ta’oih, Upper

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A language of Laos

Alternate Names
Kantua, Katang, Ta Hoi, Ta-Oi, Ta-oiq, Ta-Oy, Tau Oi
Population

30,900 in Laos (1995 census). No monolinguals. Total users in all countries: 49,900.

Location

Salavan province: Ta-Oy district; Savannahkhet and Xekong provinces.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Pasoom, Kamuan’, Palee’n, Leem, Ha’aang (Sa’ang). Not inherently intelligible of Lower Ta’oih [tto]. Intelligibility can be acquired after at least 2 weeks’ contact.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Lower Ta’oih [tto].

Writing

Lao script [Laoo].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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