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Arem

A language of Viet Nam

ISO 639-3aem

Population  20 in Viet Nam (Ferlus 1996). Population total all countries: 40. Ethnic population: 100 in Viet Nam (Ferlus 1996).
Region  Quang Binh Province, Bo Trach District, Tan Trach, 1 or 2 families of Thuong Trach. Also in Laos.
Language map  Southern Viet Nam, reference number 2
Alternate names   A-Rem, Chombrau, Chomrau, Umo
Dialects  Other dialects or ethnic names: Tu-vang, Pa-leng, Xo-lang, To-hung, Chà-cu, Tac-cui, Nhà Chút.
Classification  Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Viet-Muong, Chut
Language use  Also use Vietnamese [vie].
Comments  Chút is an official ethnic community, including Sách, Mày Ruc, and Arem. Nearly extinct.

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Laos

Language name   Arem
Population  20 in Laos. Ethnic population: 500 (1995).
Region  West central, both sides of the Viet Nam-Laos border, west of Phuc Trach.
Language map  Laos, reference number 4
Alternate names  Chombrau, Chomrau, Umo
Comments  Nearly extinct.
 
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