Tai Thanh, or Tai Then, is a Southwestern Tai language of Nghe An Province and Thanh Hoa Province, north-central Vietnam.

Tayten (300 speakers as of 1995) is spoken in the 2 villages of Ban Phia and Ban Tenngiou in Pakxeng District, Luang Prabang Province, Laos. It is either Tai Then or Thin.[3]


  1. ^ Tai Thanh at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tai Thanh". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ http://asiaharvest.org/wp-content/themes/asia/docs/people-groups/Laos/Tayten.jpg