Western Pwo language

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Western Pwo
Delta Pwo
Native to Burma
Region Irrawaddy Delta
Ethnicity Kayah people
Native speakers
(undated figure of 210,000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pwo
Glottolog pwow1235[2]

Western Pwo, or Delta Pwo, is a Karen language of Burma. It is not intelligible with other varieties of Pwo. There is little dialectal variation.



  1. ^ Western Pwo at Ethnologue (14th ed., 2000).
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Pwo Western Karen". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.