Katu language

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Low Katu
West Katu
Native to Laos
Ethnicity Katu
Native speakers
23,000 (2005 census)[1]
  • 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. By Census 2009 of Vietnam there are 61588 Katu peoples.[4]


  1. ^ Katu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Western Katu". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Tổng điều tra dân số và nhà ở Việt Nam năm 2009: Kết quả toàn bộ. Archived 2012-11-14 at the Wayback Machine. Hà Nội, 6-2010. Tabl. 5, p. 134-225. Accessed 10/2/2011

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