|800,000 - 1 million (2007)|
mnw – Modern Mon
omx – Old Mon
Writing[change | change source]
The Mon script was originally adapted from the Pallava script. Oldest Mon script was found in Central Thailand, the inscriptions dated back around the 6th century, which mon people used to live here, the era called Dvaravati.The Mon script also has been adopted by the Burmese.The Mon alphabet contains 35 consonants:37
Grammar[change | change source]
Mon sentence is Subject–Verb–Object.:13
References[change | change source]
- Modern Mon at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Old Mon at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- "The Mon language: Recipient and donor between Burmese and Thai". Retrieved March 27, 2021.
- "A Short Introduction to the Mon Language" (PDF). Retrieved March 27, 2021.
- "Contact and convergence: The Mon language in Burma and Thailand" (PDF). Retrieved March 27, 2021.[permanent dead link]
- "Ethnic Groups Across National Boundaries in Mainland Southeast Asia". Retrieved March 27, 2021.
- "The verb system of Mon" (PDF). March 27, 2021.