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Phuan language

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Phuan language

Native to Laos, Thailand
Ethnicity Phuan people
Native speakers
300,000  (2000–2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 phu
Glottolog phua1239[2]

Phuan is a Tai language spoken in Laos and Thailand.


  1. ^ Phuan at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Phuan". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  • Aneksuk, B., Ruangkamnerd, A., Brebbia, C. A., & Pineda, F. D. (2010). Dynamic of Boon Kam Fa tradition of Phuan Ethnic Group in the Thailand tourism context. In 4th International Conference on Sustainable Tourism, Ashurst, New Forest, England, 5-7 July 2010. (pp. 411-422). WIT Press.
  • Burusphat, S., Sujaritlak Deepadung, S., Suraratdecha, N. A., Patpong, P., & Setapong, P. Language Vitality and the Ethnic Tourism Development of the Lao Ethnic Groups in the Western Region of Thailand.

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