Laitu language

Laitu (Laitu Chin) is a Kuki-Chin language of Burma. It is partially intelligible with Sumtu Chin. In Sittwe District, Rakhine State, Laitu is spoken in Minbya, Mrauk-U, and Myebon townships, and is also spoken in Paletwa township, Chin State.

Laitu
RegionBurma
Native speakers
15,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3clj
GlottologNone

DialectsEdit

Ethnologue lists the following dialects of Laitu. Dialects differ by stream (creek).

  • Panmyaunggyi Stream (Kongtu)
  • Phuntha Stream (Daaitu)
  • Kanni Stream
  • Yaw Stream
  • Dalet Stream (Doitu, Ekai, Khulai)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Laitu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)