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|Native to||Laos, Vietnam|
|Ethnicity||Ta Oi, Katang|
Sidwell (2005) lists the following varieties of Ta’Oi, which is a name applied to speakers of various related dialects.
- Ta’Oi proper
- Chatong is spoken about 50 to 100 km northeast of Sekong. It has been recorded only by Theraphan L-Thongkum.
- Kriang (Ngkriang, Ngeq) is spoken by up to 4,000 people living in villages between Tatheng and Sekong, such as Ban Chakamngai.
- Kataang (Katang) is a dialect that has been documented by Michel Ferlus, Gerard Diffloth, and other linguists. It is not to be confused with the Bru dialect of Katang.
- Upper Ta’Oi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Ir (Hantong) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Ong (= Ir) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Lower Ta’Oi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Ngeq (Kriang) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Khlor (Lor) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
(Additional references under 'Language codes' in the information box)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Ta'ohic". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Sidwell, Paul (2005). The Katuic languages: classification, reconstruction and comparative lexicon. LINCOM studies in Asian linguistics, 58. Muenchen: Lincom Europa. ISBN 3-89586-802-7
- Trần Nguyễn Khánh Phong. 2013. Người Tà Ôi ở A Lưới. Hà Nội: Nhà xuất bản văn hóa thông tin.
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