Language:  Shan

Population of Groups Speaking

4,678,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

5

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(5 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Manyuki Myanmar (Burma) 20,000
Shan India 1,900
 Tai Man, Shan Myanmar (Burma) 4,556,000
 Tai Man, Shan China 700
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 99,000
  Totals:  5     5
Secondary Language
(2 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Enn Myanmar (Burma) 500
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000
  Totals:  2     1

Language Alternate Names
Burmese Shan
Dehong
Great Thai
Mae Hong Son
Mao Shan
Nge"
Northern Shan State
Sam
Sha
Shan Bama
Shan Gyi
Southern Shan State
Tai
Tai Khe
Tai Long
Tai Luang
Tai Mao (Mao Shan)
Tai Shan
Tai Yai
Tai Yay
Tai-Lon
Thai Yai
Thai Yay

Dialects
Eastern
Kokant Shan
Mae Hong Son
Northern Shan State
Southern Shan State
Tai Mao

Dialect Alternate Names
Mao
Mau
Maw
Northern Shan
Shan: Eastern
Shan: Kokant Shan
Shan: Tai Mao
Tai Long


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1871-1995
New Testament 1882-1995
Complete Bible 1892-2002

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