The Ta'oi Language and People

Date:
2013
Part Of Series:
Mon-Khmer Studies Volume 42
Extent:
13 pages
Abstract:
This paper provides a review on the linguistic and cultural background of the Ta’oi people in Laos and Vietnam from the available literature. Starting with an overview of the geographic location, historical and cultural context and linguistic nature, the paper pays special attention to the confusing amount of ethnonyms and glossonyms referring to these people and their language. (eng)
Description:
This work gives a literature review of the geographic, linguistic and anthropological research on the Ta'oi people with special attention paid to ethnonyms and glottonyms, followed by recommendations for further research.
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:
Introduction; page 1. Geography; pages 1-3. Sociolinguistic Background and Endangerment; page 3. Society and Culture; pages 3-5. (Ceremonies, myths and beliefs; Houses and villages; Costume, Crafts, and the arts; Agriculture and economy.) History and Migration; pages 5-7. Linguistic Background of Ta’oi; pages 7-10. (Ethnonyms and Glossonyms;) Outlook; page 10. References; pages 10-13.
Country:
Laos
Vietnam
Content Language:
Work Type:
Subject:
ethnic
family
glossonyms
groups
Ta'oi culture
Nature of Work:
Entry Number:
53579