Information from: “East and Southeast Asia” (349-424) . David Bradley (2007) , C. Moseley · London & New York: Routledge
20 percent certain, based on the evidence available
Closely related to Akha, but not mutually intelligible.
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All speakers also speak Akha, which is replacing Akeu in most places; they also know other dominant languages including some Tai language, and in China, also Chinese.
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Classified in China as part of the Hani Nationality, and as the Akha group in Burma and Thailand. All speakers also speak Akha, which is replacing Akeu in some places. They also know other dominant languages in the region where located.
China, Burma, Thailand
China: Jinghong and Menghai counties. Burma: eastern Shan State. Thailand: northern Chiangrai Province. Possibly also in Laos.
Information from: “Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO Publishing