Katu language

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Katu
Low Katu
West Katu
Native to Laos
Ethnicity Katu
Native speakers
23,000  (2005 census)[1]
Austroasiatic
Dialects
Triw[2]
Dakkang
Kantu
Kalum
Tai Le & Lao (Laos), Latin (Vietnam)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kuf
Glottolog west2398[3]

Katu, or Low Katu, is a Katuic language of eastern Laos and central Vietnam. In Vietnam, it is spoken in Thừa Thiên–Huế Province, including in A Lưới commune.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Katu at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Western Katu". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  • Nguyễn Hữu Hoành & Nguyễn Văn Lợi. 1998. Tiếng Katu. Hà Nội: Nhà Xuất Bản Khoa Học Xã Hội.
  • Sidwell, Paul. (2005). The Katuic languages: classification, reconstruction and comparative lexicon. LINCOM studies in Asian linguistics, 58. Muenchen: Lincom Europa. ISBN 3895868027