About Lao Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Lao is referred to as Laotian. It is a Kra–Dai language and is spoken by the Lao people. It is spoken in Laos and is the official language of 7 million people. It is also spoken in northeast Thailand and is spoken by 23 million people. It is referred to as Isan. The language is lingua franca and is common among the citizens of Laos. It is an analytic language and is similar to the Kra-Dai language. The language is also similar to Chinese and Vietnamese. It is spoken along with Thai and Isan and is spoken by fellow Southwestern Tai languages. Lao is spoken effectively among its native speakers and is used to communicate with one another. These languages are written with different scripts and are linguistically similar to the dialect continuum.