Pyu language (Burma)

Pyu or Tircul is an extinct Tibeto- Burmese language that was spoken in present-day Burma and western Thailand.

The language spoken by the Pyu, the excellent position in today's Burma revenue between the 3rd and the 12th century before they were assimilated by the Burmese. Today you can find only in Pyu inscriptions, which usually have texts in Pali.

Pyu was tentatively assigned to the Lolo - Burmese languages ​​, but there are also reasons for an assignment to the Jingpho - Sak languages ​​( Bradley 1993). Many researchers treat them as independent branch of Tibeto- Burmese languages ​​before more clues for a more detailed mapping have been found.