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Tày language

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Native to  Vietnam
Glottolog  tayy1238
ISO 639-3  tyz
Native speakers  3 million (2016 census)
Language family  Tai–Kadai Tai Zuojiang–Southwest Nung–Thai Wenma–Southwestern Tày (Central Tai) Tày

Tày or Tho (a name shared with Cuoi and with Zuojiang Zhuang of China) is the major Tai language of Vietnam, in the northeast near the Chinese border.

Varieties

Tày consists of,

  • Tày Bảo Lạc is spoken in Bảo Lạc District, western Cao Bang province.
  • Tày Trùng Khánh is spoken in Trùng Khánh District, northeastern Cao Bang province.
  • The Dai Zhuang varieties should perhaps be considered the same language.

    References

    Tày language Wikipedia


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