Mal language

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Native to Laos, Thailand
Native speakers
23,000 in Laos  (1995 census)[1]
3,500 in Thailand (1982)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mlf
Glottolog mall1246[2]

Mal, also known as Thin (Theen), is a Mon–Khmer language of Laos and Thailand. It is one of several closely related languages which go by the names Thin or Prai.

Then speakers of the autonym pram tʰɛːn are located in Viengkham district, Luang Prabang Province, Laos.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mal at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Mal". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^