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.
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Information about Tai Phake
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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