Native toVietnam, Laos
Native speakers
Unknown (1999)
Language codes
ISO 639-3

Liha or Lyha is a Northwest Vietic language spoken in southwest of Nghe An province in Vietnam and a small trip of land in Bolikhamsai province, Laos, by a tribal group called Liha.[2] Estimates in 1999 suggested that there were 300 Liha and unknown number of Liha speakers at the time.[3]


  1. ^ Sidwell, Paul; Jenny, Mathias, eds. (2021). The Languages and Linguistics of Mainland Southeast Asia: A Comprehensive Guide. De Gruyter. p. 197. ISBN 978-3-11055-814-2.
  2. ^ Chamberlain, James R. (2018). A Kri-Mol (Vietic) Bestiary: Prolegomena to the Study of Ethnozoology in the Northern Annamites. Kyoto Working Papers on Area Studies No. 133. Kyoto: Kyoto University.
  3. ^ Schliesinger, Joachim (2003). Ethnic groups of Laos, Vol. 1 Introduction and overview. White Lotus Press. p. 173. ISBN 978-9-744-80036-7.