Chepya language

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Native toLaos
RegionPhongsaly Province
Native speakers
2,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ycp
Glottologchep1243  Chepya[2]

Chepya (autonym: cɛ˩ pja˩)[3] is a Southern Loloish language of northern Laos.

Chepya of Sano Kao village, Bun Tay District, Phongsaly Province, Laos is documented in Kingsada & Shintani (1999).


  1. ^ Chepya at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Chepya". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Kingsada & Shintani (1999)
  • Kingsadā, Thō̜ngphet, and Tadahiko Shintani. 1999. Basic Vocabularies of the Languages Spoken in Phongxaly, Lao P.D.R. Tokyo: Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA).