Gelao, Green

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A language of Viet Nam

Alternate Names
Cape Draping Gelao, Hakhi, Hoki Gelao, Klau, Qau
Population

300 in Viet Nam (2002 J. Edmondson).

Location

Ha Giang Province, Yen Minh district, Dong Van district, Pho La and Dong Van communes. Also in China (Hagei).

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Many shifting to Hmong [hmn], Tay [tyz], or Chinese [cmn].

Other Comments

Part of the Co Lao 2,636 (2009 census) official ethnic community. Not mutually intelligible with Red Gelao (2002 J. Edmondson). Traditional religion.

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