Kayaw language

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Not to be confused with Bwe language.
Kayaw
Brek
Native to Burma
Ethnicity Bwe people
Native speakers
(17,000 cited 1983 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kvl
Glottolog brek1238[2]

Brek, also known as Brek Karen, Bwe, and Kayaw, is a Karen language of Burma.

Distribution[edit]

Dialects[edit]

  • Bwe-Kayaw
  • Upper Kayaw (standardized variety used for literature)
  • Lower Kayaw

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kayaw at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Brek Karen". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.