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Sedang

A language of Viet Nam

ISO 639-3sed

Population  101,000 in Viet Nam (1999 census). Population total all countries: 101,790.
Region  Kon Tum, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai provinces. Also in Laos.
Language map  Southern Viet Nam, reference number 75
Alternate names   Cadong, Dang, Hadang, Hdang, Hotea, Hoteang, Kmrang, Rotea, Roteang, Tang, Xa, Xodang
Dialects  Central Sedang, Greater Sedang, Dak Sut Sedang, Kotua Sedang, Kon Hring Sedang. Most similar to Hre [hre].
Classification  Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Eastern Mon-Khmer, Bahnaric, North Bahnaric, West, Sedang-Todrah, Sedang
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 5%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Radio programs.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Sakau or Xa Cau may be an alternate name. Traditional religion, Christian.