Tày Tac


A language of Viet Nam

Alternate Names
White Tay

Son La province: Muong Tâc district.

Language Status

6a* (Vigorous). Language of recognized ethnic group: Thai.


22 consonants, 13 vowels, tonal, 6 tones on open syllables and those ending with a continuant, 3 tones on syllables ending with a stop.


Latin script [Latn]. Tai Viet script [Tavt].

Other Comments

Part of the Thái official ethnic community. Women’s blouses similar to that worn by White Tai women of Lai Châu, but without silver buttons.

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