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Tai–Kadai ethnic groups in Southeast Asia

 

Tai–Kadai ethnic groups in Southeast Asia

The following is a list of Tai–Kadai peoples in Southeast Asia:

Contents

  • Laos 1
    • Nuclear Tai peoples 1.1
    • Kam–Sui peoples 1.2
    • Saek people 1.3
  • Thailand 2
    • Nuclear Tai peoples 2.1
    • Saek people 2.2
  • Vietnam 3
    • Nuclear Tai peoples 3.1
  • Kra peoples 4
    • Kam–Sui peoples 4.1
    • Lakkia people 4.2
  • Burma 5
  • Cambodia 6
  • Malaysia 7
  • Singapore 8
  • Assam 9
  • References 10

Laos

Nuclear Tai peoples

Kam–Sui peoples

The Kam–Sui peoples are clustered in China as well as neighboring portions of northern Laos and Vietnam.

for detailed geographic distribution

Saek people

The center of the Saek population is the Mekong River in central Laos. A smaller Saek community makes its home in the Isan region of northeast Thailand, near the border with Laos.

Thailand

Nuclear Tai peoples

Saek people

The center of the Saek population is the Mekong River in central Laos. A smaller Saek community makes its home in the Isan region of northeast Thailand, near the border with Laos.

Vietnam

Nuclear Tai peoples

Kra peoples

The Kra peoples are clustered in the Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan, Hunan and Hainan provinces of China, as well as the Hà Giang, Cao Bằng, Lào Cai and Sơn La provinces of Vietnam.

Kam–Sui peoples

The Kam–Sui peoples are clustered in China as well as neighboring portions of northern Laos and Vietnam.

for detailed geographic distribution

Lakkia people

The Lakkia are an ethnic group clustered in the Guangxi Province of China and neighboring portions of Vietnam, whose members are of Yao descent, but speak a Tai–Kadai language called Lakkia.[6] These Yao were likely in an area dominated by Tai speakers and assimilated an early Tai–Kadai language (possibly the language of the ancestors of the Biao people.

Burma

Cambodia

Malaysia

Singapore

Assam

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Ethnologue report for Laos
  2. ^ The Research and Classification of the Ethnic Groups in Laos
  3. ^ a b c d e The Thai and Other Tai-speaking Peoples
  4. ^ a b c d e f Thai Ethnic Group in Vietnam
  5. ^ Vets With a Mission
  6. ^ Lakkia on Ethnologue
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