Isan
Northeastern Thai, Thai Isan, Lao Isan, Lao (informally)
ภาษาลาว
ภาษาอีสาน
Country Thailand
Region Isan and adjacent portions of northern and eastern Thailand. Also Bangkok.
Ethnicity Isan, Northern Khmer and Thai Chinese
Speakers
(21 million cited 1995 census)
2.3 million of these use both Isan and Thai at home
Family
Writing
Thai Noi and Tai Tham alphabet (formerly)
Thai alphabet (de facto)
AreaNortheast; 17 provinces. Kalerng in Sakon Nakhon and Nakhon Phanom.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 tts
Glottolog nort2741
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