Lautu language

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Lautu
RegionBurma
Native speakers
15,000 (2005)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3clt
Glottologlaut1236[2]

Lautu (Lautu Chin) is a Kuki-Chin language spoken in 17 villages of Matupi and Thantlang townships, Chin State, Burma.

Lautu villages are: 1. Hnaring 2. Khuahrang 3. Thang-aw 4. Fanthen 5. Surngen 6. Tisen 7. Sentung 8. Hriangpi 9. Sate 10. Lekang 11. Lawngthangtlang 12. Zuamang 13. Capaw 14. Pintia 15. La-u

Distribution[edit]

VanBik (2009:55)[3] lists the following Lautu villages: Fa te, Fan tthen, Hna ring, Hriang pi, Khua hrang, Lei kang, Lei pi, Sa te, Sen tung, Sur ngen, Thang aw, Ti sen, Zua mang.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lautu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Lautu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ VanBik, Kenneth. 2009. Proto-Kuki-Chin: A Reconstructed Ancestor of the Kuki-Chin Languages. STEDT Monograph 8. ISBN 0-944613-47-0.