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Definition of the noun tai lue
What does tai lue mean as a name of something?
- a branch of the Tai languages
Tai Lue a.k.a. Tai Lü language: Tai Lü or Tai Lɯ, Tai Lue, Thai Lue, Tai Le; Xishuangbanna Dai is a Tai language spoken by about 700,000 people in South East Asia. This includes 280,000 people in China, 200,000 in Burma, 134,000 in Laos, 83,000 in Thailand, and 4,960 in Vietnam. The language is similar to other Tai languages and is closely related to Kham Mueang or Tai Yuan, which is also known as Northern Thai language. In Yunnan, it is spoken in all of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, as well as Jiangcheng Hani and Yi Autonomous County in Pu'er City.
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Ethnic and National Groups around the World by James B. Minahan
Official and Unofficial Names Dai Lue, Tai Lü, Tai Lue, Tai Nüa, Daˇizú, Pudai, Baiyi, Boyi Population (2015 est.) 1.5–2 million Homeland Sibsongbanna, the “ Land of Twelve Rice Fields,” occupies wide river valleys with terraced rice paddies, ...
by Carl Skutsch
Tai Lue, Phuthai, Puan, and Saek.Except forBangkok Thais,mostpeople in Thailand are bilingual and speak Bangkok Thaias a second ...
by Barbara A. West
For example two of the largest Dai communities in China speak mutually unintelligible dialects: Dehong Dai who border Myanmar speak Tai Nüa, while the Xish- uangbanna Dai who border both Myanmar and Laos speak Tai Lü (or Tai Lue).
by James B. Minahan
The Dai, sometimes known as Baiyi, Boyi, Chinese Shan, Pudai, Tai, Tai Lue, or Tai Mao, are a Tai people living in Chi- naÊs southwestern Yunnan Province and neighboring regions of Myanmar, Thai- land, Vietnam, and Laos. Dai is the of- ...
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Tai Lue example house
Wat Nong Bua, Nan Province
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