Sgaw Karen New Testament with Psalms / A New Translation in Common Language / Burma / S'gaw Karen language of Myanmar and Thailand / စှီၤ/ကညီကျိာ်
Sgaw Karen New Testament with Psalms
A New Translation in Common Language
S'gaw Karen language of Myanmar and Thailand / စှီၤ/ကညီကျိာ်
Publisher: Thailand Bible Society
Sgaw Karen NT & PSA / TBS-1994-5M
5,000 Copies Printed in 1994
S'gaw (စှီၤ/ကညီကျိာ်), Sgaw Karen or Sgaw Kayin, is a language spoken chiefly by the Sgaw Karen people in Myanmar and Thailand. A Karenic branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family, Sgaw Karen is spoken by over four million people in Tanintharyi Region, Ayeyarwady Region, Yangon Region, and Bago Region in Myanmar, and about 200,000 in northern and western Thailand along the border near Kayin State. It is written using the S'gaw Karen alphabet, derived from the Burmese script although a Latin-based script is also in use among the Sgaw Karen in northwestern Thailand.
|Native to||Myanmar, Thailand|
|Region||Kayin State, Eastern Myanmar, Western Thailand|
|(4 million cited 1983–2011)|
S'gaw Karen Script
Official language in
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