Phai language

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Phai
Prai
Thin
Native to Thailand, Laos
Ethnicity Phai people
Native speakers
40,000 (2001)[1]
Austroasiatic
Language codes
ISO 639-3 prt
Glottolog phai1238  Phai[2]

Prai (Phray) or Phai, also known as Thin (Htin), is a Mon–Khmer language of Thailand and Laos. There are several closely related, but not mutually intelligible dialects which go by the names Prai and Thin. They are also closely related to Mal, together forming the Mal–Phrai group of languages, sometimes collectively called Lua' language (because they are spoken by the Lua people).

References[edit]

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