Aiton (တႝ ဢႝတွꩫ်)

Aiton is a Southwestern Tai language spoken in the state of Assam in the northeast of India, mainly in the Dhansiri Valley and along the south bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Jorhat and Karbi Anglong districts. In 2006 there were about 1,500 speakers of Aiton, which is also known as Tai Aiton, Aitonia or Sham Doaniya.

Aiton is written with a version of the Myanmar / Burmese alphabet known as Lik Tai. It is based on the alphabet used for Northern Shan in Myanmar / Burma.

Aiton alphabet and pronunciation

Aiton alphabet and pronunciation

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How to pronounce the Aiton vowels:

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Sample text in Aiton

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Information about Aiton

Tai-Kaidai languages

Ahom, Aiton, Bouyei, Dehong Dai, Kam, Khamti, (Tai) Khün, Lanna, Lao, Lue, Shan, Sui, Tai Dam, Tai Phake, Tai Ya, Thai, Yang Zhuang, Zhuang

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