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A language of Viet Nam

ISO 639-3lkc

Population  6,870 in Viet Nam (2007). Population total all countries: 46,870.
Region  Lai Chau Province, Muang Te District. Also in China.
Language map  Northwestern Viet Nam, reference number 47
Alternate names   Cosung, Lahlu
Dialects  Most similar to Lahu [lhu].
Classification  Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Burmic, Ngwi, Central

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Language name   Kucong
Population  40,000 in China (Bradley 2007), decreasing.
Region  Central Yunnan Province, Jinping, Luchun, Jiangcheng, Mengla, Yuanjiang, Xinping, Jinggu, and other counties.
Language map  Southwestern China
Alternate names  Cosung, Lahlu
Language use  All ages. Neutral attitude. Also use Chinese [cmn] or Hani [hni].
Comments  Classified as Lahu nationality.
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