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Koho

A language of Viet Nam

ISO 639-3kpm

Population  129,000 in Viet Nam (1999 census).
Region  Lam Dòng, Binh Thuan, Ninh Thuan Khanh Hoa provinces. Also in United States.
Language map  Southern Viet Nam, reference number 46
Alternate names   Caho, Coho, Kohor
Dialects  Chil (Kil), Tring (Trinh), Sre, Kalop, Sop, Laya, Rion, Nop (Xre Nop, Tu-Lop), Tala (To La), Kodu (Co-Don), Pru, Lac (Lat, Lach).
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%. Radio programs. NT: 1967.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  An official ethnic community. Christian, traditional religion.