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Maa

A language of Viet Nam

ISO 639-3cma

Population  33,300 (1999 census).
Region  Lam Dong, Dong Nai provinces, widely scattered.
Language map  Southern Viet Nam, reference number 53
Alternate names   Chauma, Che Ma, Ma, Ma Krung, Ma Ngan, Ma To, Ma Xop, Maa’, Maaq
Dialects  Sometimes considered a Koho [kpm] dialect.
Classification  Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Eastern Mon-Khmer, Bahnaric, South Bahnaric, Sre-Mnong, Sre
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 10%–30%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%.
Comments  An official ethnic community. Traditional religion, Christian.
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