Languages

Tày

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Introduction

Tày is a language of Vietnam. It is spoken in Central and northeast, near China border, Cao Bàng, Lang Son, Hà Giang, Tuye Quang, Bác Thái, Quang Ninh, Hà Bac, and Lam Dòng provinces; south in Tung Nghia and Song Mao. Possibly in Laos. Also in France, United States. .

Dialects

Central Tày, Eastern Tày, Northern Tày, Southern Tày, Tày Bao Lac, Tày Trung Khanh, Thu Lao. Similar to Nung (See: Nung?).

The Tày Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitekhop2
to blowpəw3
to breathedaj5 cəɯ1
to burnməj2
to buyrɯ6
to comethəŋ1
to cookhuŋ1
to countan3
to cut, hacktɐt2
to die, be deadthaj1
to digɣut6
to eatkin1
to falltok2
to fearlaw1
to heardiŋ3
to hitɣɔn6
to killkha2
to know, be knowledgeableru6
to laughkhuo1
to sayphuoj3, vu5
to scratchʔdɐn2
to seeciem3, ciew3
to sewɲɐp6
to sitnɐŋ3
to sleepnɔn5
to sniff, smellsup3
to spittəw3
to splitpha3
to squeezeɬɐn2
to stab, piercetɐm1
to standjɐŋ6
to suckkin1 nom5
to swellɣəɯ3
to swimwaj2
to thinknɐm6
to tie up, fastenlam3, phuk3
to walkpəj1
to workhet2
to yawn
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