Khamti


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Noun1.Khamti - a branch of the Tai languages
Tai - the most widespread and best known of the Kadai family of languages
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Links have been established with insurgents across the border, many of whom share ethnic ties--such as the Naga, Chin, Tai-Ahom and Khamti (34)--which have allowed them to establish safe areas on Myanmar territory to plan and regroup, establish networks for arms and drug smuggling and in the 1970s, to utilize safe corridors to reach training camps in China.
The Khamtis also have a Tai Khamti script known as Lik Tai.
677/0 on Mandalay-Myitkyina Railroad near Khamti at 7:25 pm on 4 May.
The Naga ancestral domain in Myanmar, also known as "Eastern Nagalim," within which are located five townships (Namyung, Lahe, Khamti, Leishi/Layshi, and Hommalin) falls under two similar administrative units of Kachin State and Sagaing subdivisions.
I will maintain the practice of putting an "ethnospecifier" after (exceptionally before) the ethnonym Thai/Tai, as in Tai Khamti, Tai Deng, Black Tai, or White Tai.
This malaria endemic CHC covered a population around 25,000, mostly of Khamti (an indigenous tribe) and Chakma (migrants from Chitagong Hill tracks of Bangladesh during 1971).
India) present 13 papers from the meeting, which address such topics as consciousness and psychic factors in Pali Buddhist literature, the advent of Buddhism in Thailand, syncretism and Thai Buddhism, world heritage sites in Thailand reflecting Indo-Thai cultural linkage, the preserved tradition of Mahayana in Thailand, the way of life and literature of the Tai Khamti of the Lohit River in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, the present state and socio-cultural status of Tai communities in India, and the heritage parks of Sukhothai and Kamphaeng Phet.
Outside the geographical area of present Shan state, there are Khamti Shan (living in Kachin state), Shan-Ni (Red Shan or Tai Lang, in Kachin state), and Tai-Nuea (referred to as Chinese Shah or Shan Tayok who live near the border between China and Burma).