Western Pwo language

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Western Pwo
Delta Pwo
Native to Burma
Region Irrawaddy Delta
Ethnicity Kayah people
Native speakers
unknown (undated figure of 210,000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pwo
Glottolog pwow1235[2]

Western Pwo, or Delta Pwo, is a Karen language of Burma. It is not intelligible with other varieties of Pwo. There is little dialectal variation.



  1. Western Pwo at Ethnologue (14th ed., 2000).
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Pwo Western Karen". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>