Tai–Kadai ethnic groups in Southeast Asia

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The following is a list of Tai–Kadai peoples in Southeast Asia:

Laos[edit]

Nuclear Tai peoples[edit]

Kam–Sui peoples[edit]

The Kam–Sui peoples are clustered in China as well as neighboring portions of northern Laos and Vietnam.

for detailed geographic distribution

Saek people[edit]

The center of the Saek population is the Mekong River in central Laos. A smaller Saek community makes its home in the Isan region of northeast Thailand, near the border with Laos.

Thailand[edit]

Nuclear Tai peoples[edit]

Saek people[edit]

The center of the Saek population is the Mekong River in central Laos. A smaller Saek community makes its home in the Isan region of northeast Thailand, near the border with Laos.

Vietnam[edit]

Nuclear Tai peoples[edit]

Kra peoples[edit]

The Kra peoples are clustered in the Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan, Hunan and Hainan provinces of China, as well as the Hà Giang, Cao Bằng, Lào Cai and Sơn La provinces of Vietnam.

For detailed geographic distribution, see Kra languages.

Kam–Sui peoples[edit]

The Kam–Sui peoples are clustered in China as well as neighboring portions of northern Laos and Vietnam.

for detailed geographic distribution

Lakkia people[edit]

The Lakkia are an ethnic group clustered in the Guangxi Province of China and neighboring portions of Vietnam, whose members are of Yao descent, but speak a Tai–Kadai language called Lakkia.[6] These Yao were likely in an area dominated by Tai speakers and assimilated an early Tai–Kadai language (possibly the language of the ancestors of the Biao people.

Burma[edit]

Main article: Burmese-Tai

Cambodia[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Assam[edit]

References[edit]