Northern Pwo language

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Northern Pwo
Native to Thailand
Ethnicity Kayah people
Native speakers
unknown (60,000 cited 1983)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pww
Glottolog pwon1235[2]

Northern Pwo, or Phlong, is a Karen language of Thailand. It is not intelligible with other varieties of Pwo, though it is close to Phrae Pwo.


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