Lahta language

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Lahta
Native to Burma
Region Southern Shan State
Ethnicity Kayan
Native speakers
13,500 (2010)[1]
Sino-Tibetan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
kxk – Zayein
kvt – Lahta
Glottolog zaye1235[2]

Lahta, or Zayein,[3] is a Karen language of Burma.

Distribution[edit]

Lahta is spoken in:

Zayein is spoken in between Mobye and Phekon towns in southern Shan State. Zayein may be a dialect of Lahta.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zayein at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Zayein Karen". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Hammarström (2015) Ethnologue 16/17/18th editions: a comprehensive review: online appendices
  4. ^ Shintani Tadahiko. 2014. The Zayein language. Linguistic survey of Tay cultural area (LSTCA) no. 102. Tokyo: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA).
  • Shintani Tadahiko. 2014. The Zayein language. Linguistic survey of Tay cultural area (LSTCA) no. 102. Tokyo: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA).