Geko Karen

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Geko
Native to Burma
Ethnicity Kayan
Native speakers
unknown (17,000 Geko (2010); 7,300 Yinbaw cited 1983)[1]
Sino-Tibetan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
ghk – Geko
kvu – Yinbaw
Glottolog geko1235  (Geko)[2]
yinb1236  (Yinbaw)[3]

Geko is a Karen language of Burma. Yinbaw is reportedly a variety. Speakers of Geko and Yinbaw are ethnically Kayan, as are speakers of Lahta and Padaung.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Geko at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Yinbaw at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Geko Karen". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Yinbaw Karen". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.