Gelao, Red


A language of Viet Nam

Alternate Names
Vandu Gelao, Voa Dê

20 in Viet Nam.


Ha Giang province, Yen Minh district.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct). Language of recognized ethnic group: Co Lao.

Language Use

Shifting to Mandarin [cmn].

Other Comments

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

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