- From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Phuan is a Tai language spoken in Laos, Thailand and Cambodia.
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Phuan is a Tai language spoken in Laos, Thailand and Cambodia. Distribution. In Thailand, Phuan is spoken in Chachoengsao, Chaiyaphum, Lopburi, Nakhon Nayok, Phetchabun, Phichit, Prachinburi, and Saraburi provinces; it is also spoken in an isolated area of Bueng Kan Province, and in one village south of Bangkok (Ethnologue).
Unlike other tribal Tai languages in the Isan region, the Phuan language is not losing ground to the standard Thai language or the local Isan/Lao trade language. The Phuan are known for handwoven textiles, especially the striped and patterned pakama, a short sarong worn by men, and a pasin tin jok, a longer women's skirt.
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Muang Phuan was a historical principality on the Xiangkhoang Plateau, which constitutes the modern territory of Xiangkhouang Province, Laos. Among the Lao, Phuan, and Thai muang has a dual meaning of “city” or more broadly “country of” and xieng means “walled.” The two terms were often used together for major city states under the Southeast Asian mandala model, thus Muang Xieng Khouang would be transcribed as the “Walled City/Country of the Phuan”.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Phuan people ( พวน ), also known as Tai Phuan, Thai Puan ( Thai : ไทพวน ) or Lao Phuan, are a Theravada Buddhist Tai people spread out in small pockets over most of the northeastern Isan region with other groups scattered in central Thailand and Laos ( Xieng Khouang Province).
Thailand is home to 71 living languages, with the majority of people speaking languages of the Southwestern Tai family, and the national language being Thai. Lao is spoken along the borders with the Laos PDR, Karen languages are spoken along the border with Myanmar, Khmer is spoken near Cambodia and Malay is spoken in the south near Malaysia.
The Phuan (พวน), also known as Tai Phuan or Tai Puan (Thai: ไทพวน), are a Theravada Buddhist Tai people spread out in small pockets over most of the northeastern Isan region with other groups scattered in central Thailand and Laos (Xieng Khouang Province).
As a northern-type language, the speech of Phuan communities is quite distinct from the neighbouring Isan villages where central and southern varieties predominate. Phuan preserves the distinction of 'ໃ ' and Thai 'ใ ', which correspond to Proto-Tai * /aɰ/ and 'ໃ ' and Thai 'ไ ', which correspond to Proto-Tai * /aj/, respectively.
潘语; 母语国家和地区 老挝 泰國 族群: 潘人 （ 英语 ： Phuan people ）: 母语使用人数: 300,000（2000–2006） 語系
The Thai language is classified as a Tai language, closely related to other Southwestern Tai languages including Lao, Shan in Myanmar, and numerous indigenous languages spoken in an arc from Hainan and Yunnan south through Laos and Northern Vietnam to the Cambodian border. It is the principal language of education and government and spoken throughout the country.