Savaiq language - Wikiwand
For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Savaiq language.

Savaiq language

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Savaiq
RegionBurma
Native speakers
10,000 (2013)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)
GlottologNone

Savaiq is a Waic language spoken in Kunlong Township, Shan State, Burma.

The exact number of Savaiq speakers is unknown, but may possibly be around 10,000 (Phyu 2013:6). Savaiq speakers are distributed in Kunlong, Mong Maw, and Lashio townships in Shan State, Burma.

Names

Savaiq means 'swallow (bird)'. Other names for Savaiq include (Phyu 2013:3):

  • Ming Yum
  • Loi
  • Loi Meung Yum
  • Khala
  • Laca
  • Loi Lah
  • Leh Nu
  • La Leit

Dialects are Man Gyat and Thein Tan (Phyu 2013).

See also

References

  1. ^ Phyu (2013:6)
{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Savaiq language
Listen to this article