A language of Myanmar

ISO 639-3: stu

Population 9,550 in Myanmar (2000 WCD). Population total all countries: 9,650.
Region Eastern Shan State. Also spoken in China.
Alternate names   Samtau, Samtuan
Classification Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Northern Mon-Khmer, Palaungic, Western Palaungic, Angkuic
Comments Different from Blang.

Also spoken in: China
Language name   Samtao
Population 100 in China (1993).
Region Southwest Yunnan, Xishuangbanna Prefecture.
Alternate names   Samtau, Samtuan

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Part of the Bulang nationality. Different from Blang. Buddhist (Theravada), traditional religion.