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A language of Laos

ISO 639-3pkt

Population  800 in Laos (Ferlus 1996). Population total all countries: 1,000.
Region  Khammouan Province, Nakay District, Nam Theun Valley, near Theun River banks. Also in Viet Nam.
Language map  Laos, reference number 37
Alternate names   Malang, Malieng
Dialects  Maleng, Pakatan (Kha Pakatan), Malang, Hareme.
Classification  Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Viet-Muong, Chut
Comments  Agriculturalists. Traditional religion.

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Viet Nam

Language name   Maleng
Population  200 in Viet Nam (Ferlus 1996).
Region  Ha Tinh Province, Huong Khe District, Huong Lien commune; 2 or 3 villages bordering Laos, another southeast. Malieng in Tuyen Hoa District, Thanh Hoa and Lam Hoa communes; Dan Hoa in north Quang Binh Province, Minh Hoa District.
Language map  Southern Viet Nam, reference number 54
Alternate names  Malang, Malieng
Dialects  Malieng (Pa Leng), Kha Phong (Maleng Kari, Maleng Bro, Kha Nam Om), Dan Hoa.
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