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Halang

A language of Viet Nam

ISO 639-3hal

Population  13,500 in Viet Nam (2000). Population total all countries: 17,500.
Region  Kon Tum Province. Also in Laos.
Language map  Southern Viet Nam, reference number 24
Alternate names   Koyong, Salang
Dialects  Similar to Jeh [jeh]. Salang [scb] 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 L1: 5%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Radio programs. Bible portions: 1970–1972.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Traditional religion.

Also spoken in:

Laos

Language name   Salang
Population  4,000 in Laos.
Region  South, Attopeu Province.
Language map  Laos, reference number 54
Alternate names  Halang
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 5%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%.
Comments  Traditional religion.