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This article is about the Sino-Tibetan language of Myanmar and Bangladesh. For the Algonquian language of the US and Mexico sometimes called Sac or Sauk, see Fox language.

Sak (also known as Cak, Chak, or Tsak) is a Sino-Tibetan language of the Sal branch spoken in Bangladesh and Myanmar.


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  1. Geographical distribution
  2. Phonology

Geographical distribution

Cak is spoken in Bangladesh by about 3,000 people and in Rakhine State, Burma by about 1,000 people according to Ethnologue. In Bangladesh, Cak is spoken in Baishari, Naikhyongchari, and Dochari (Huziwara 2018). In Rakhine State, Burma, Sak is spoken in Maungdaw, Buthidaung, Rathedaung, and Mrauk U townships (Huziwara 2018). The Baishari dialect is the most conservative one (Huziwara 2018).

According to Ethnologue, in Bangladesh, Chak is spoken in 14 villages in:
Phonology

Consonants Vowels

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