Tai Phake (ဢႝ ၸႃၵေ)

Tai Phake is a Southwestern Tai language spoken in the state of Assam in the northeast of India, mainly in the Buri Dihing Valley in the Dibrugarh district, and also in Arunachal Pradesh state. In 2007 there were about 2,000 speakers of Tai Phake, which is also known as Faake, Fakial, Phakey, Phakial or Phake.

Tai Phake is written with a version of the Myanmar / Burmese alphabet known as Lik Tai. It is based on the alphabet used for Northern Shan in Myanmar / Burma.

Tai Phake alphabet and pronunciation

Tai Phake alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Tai Phake (Excel)

Sample text

Sample text in Tai Phake

Details provided by Biswajit Mandal (biswajitmandal[dot]bm90[at]gmail[dot]com)

Sample videos in Tai Phake

Links

Information about Tai Phake
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tai_Phake_language
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/phk
https://www.academia.edu/34791306/_2017_Myanmar_based_Khamti_Shan_Orthography
https://www.bloggang.com/

Tai-Kaidai languages

Ahom, Aiton, Bouyei, Isan, Kam, Khamti, (Tai) Khün, Lao, Lue, Northern Thai (Kam Mueang), Shan, Sui, Tai Dam, Tai Dón, Tai Laing, Tai Nuea, Tai Phake, Tai Ya, Thai, Yang Zhuang, Zhuang

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