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Noun1.Akha - a Loloish language
Loloish - languages spoken by hill tribes in northern Burma and neighboring areas
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Akha hill tribesman Awe Ye Piang, 22, showed how one of his two accomplices battered David Crisp, 56, over the head with a teak vase.
Lahu's closest linguistic neighbor is Lisu (not mentioned); more distant is Hani (mentioned), among whom the Akha are a major component.
First, it is less clear how this region related to the Yunnan frontier as a whole--it is only one part of the economic, multiethnic, and frontier southwest that included Tibetans, Akha, and Yi, among others, who lived in western and southern Yunnan.
A total of 105 Thai swamp buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) were randomly selected from eight research stations of the Department of Livestock Development, Thailand, located in Payao, Lopburi, Burirum, Srisagat, Surin and Suratthani provinces, Samui island and Akha Tribe which is a hill tribe folk who live in Maechan District, Chiangrai Province.
Border landscapes; the politics of Akha land use in China and Thailand.
Some 80 percent of the population of 42 million is Buddhist, but there are important tribal minorities--Shan, Karen, Chin, Kachin, Rakhine, Mon, Wa, Padaung, Akha, Lahu--who are Christian, especially in the north of the country.
Karen and Shan groups comprise about 10% each, while Akha, Chin, Chinese, Danu, Indian, Kachin, Karenni, Kayan, Kokang, Lahu, Mon, Naga, Palaung, Pao, Rakhine, Rohingya, Tavoyan, and Wa peoples each constitute 5% or less of the population.
The 27 villages of various ethnic minority groups that lie within the project area consist primarily of hill-tribe communities such as the Akha, Lahu, Tai Yai, Shan, as well as Chinese migrants who had accompanied the Kuomintang's 93rd Infantry escape to Thailand at the conclusion of the last Chinese civil war.
Chelsea now look on the verge of signing another leftback - Milan's Georgian K akha Kaladze has been linked with the club for weeks and sources close to the player now say an agreement has been reached, even though neither club has made an official statement.
The Akha, for example, are found in Thailand, Burma, Vietnam, China and Laos.
visiting the village of Akha hill tribe people living in the border regions of Thailand, Laos and Burma (Myanmar).