Akha language

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Akha
Native to Burma, China, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
Ethnicity Akha
Native speakers
ca. 600,000  (2007)[1]
Dialects
Ako
Asong
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ahk

Akha is the language spoken by the Akha people of southern China (Yunnan Province), eastern Burma (Shan State), northern Laos, and northern Thailand.

Chinese linguists consider Akha to be a dialect of the Hani language, which has many varieties scattered throughout southern Yunnan Province, China.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Akha at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)