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Halang

A language of Viet Nam

ISO 639-3: hal

Population 13,500 in Viet Nam (2000). Population total all countries: 17,500.
Region Kon Tum Province. Also spoken in Laos.
Alternate names   Salang, Koyong
Dialects Close to Jeh. Salang in Laos may be a different but related language.
Classification Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Eastern Mon-Khmer, Bahnaric, North Bahnaric, West, Jeh-Halang
Language development Literacy rate in first language: 5% to 10%. Literacy rate in second language: 25% to 50%. Bible portions: 1970–1972.
Comments Traditional religion.

Also spoken in:

Laos

Language name   Salang
Population 4,000 in Laos.
Region Southern Laos, Attopeu Province.
Alternate names   Halang
Language development Literacy rate in first language: 5% to 10%. Literacy rate in second language: 25% to 50%.
Comments Traditional religion.