Muak Sa-aak

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Doi
Autonym
Muak Sa-aak
Population

4,500 in Myanmar (2016 E. Hall).

Location

Shan state: Mong Yawng township.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly most similar to Mok [mqt]. Lexical similarity: 42% with U [uuu], 25% with Parauk Wa [prk], and 35% with Blang [blr].

Typology

Tonal (3 tones).

Language Use

Vigorous. Home, village, church. Used by all.

Language Development

Bible portions: 2017.

Writing

Latin script [Latn], used in Myanmar.

Other Comments

Prior to 2017, Muak-Sa-aak was included as a speech variety within Tai Loi [tlq].

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