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Definition of the noun tai lue

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noun

  1. a branch of the Tai languages
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of Tai Lue: Xishuangbanna Dai
    • more generic word: Tai = the most widespread and best known of the Kadai family of languages

Explanation

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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Google previewEncyclopedia of Stateless Nations: Ethnic and National Groups around the World, 2nd Edition (2016)

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, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Minorities (2013)

by Carl Skutsch

Tai Lue, Phuthai, Puan, and Saek.Except forBangkok Thais,mostpeople in Thailand are bilingual and speak Bangkok Thaias a second ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Peoples of Asia and Oceania (2009)

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).

Google previewEthnic Groups of North, East, and Central Asia: An Encyclopedia (2014)

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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Small photo of CHIANGRAI -THAILAND NOVEMBER 21: Unidentified Tai Lue women (ethnic group living in parts Thailand) in Tribal dress show folk dance at on November 21, 2015 in Chiangrai,ThailandSmall photo of CHIANGRAI -THAILAND NOVEMBER 21: Unidentified Tai Lue women (ethnic group living in parts Thailand) in Tribal dress show folk dance at on November 21, 2015 in Chiangrai,ThailandSmall photo of MONG LA,MYANMAR-JULY 29 : Tai lue women wash in the river on July 29,2007 in in Mong la city , Shan state Myanmar.Small photo of CHIANG MAI,THAILAND-SEPTEMBER 18 : Native handloom of Tai Lue. Tai lue is a group of native people in Thailand, in Tai Lue's way of life2013 ,On September 18, 2013. in Chiang Mai, Thailand.Small photo of CHIANG MAI,THAILAND-SEPTEMBER 18 : Old Tai Lue woman while using cotton weaving apparatus., in Tai Lue's way of life2013 ,On September 18, 2013. in Chiang Mai, Thailand.Small photo of CHIANG MAI,THAILAND-OCT25 : Native handloom of Tai Lue. Tai lue is a native people in Thailand, in Tai Lue's way of life2014 (process to be vintage style) ,On Oct25, 2014. in Chiang Mai, Thailand.Small photo of CHIANG MAI,THAILAND-OCT25 : Native handloom of Tai Lue. Tai lue is a native people in Thailand, in Tai Lue's way of life2014 (process to be vintage style) ,On Oct25, 2014. in Chiang Mai, Thailand. More...

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