Halang

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A language of Viet Nam

Alternate Names
Koyong, Salang
Population

13,500 in Viet Nam (2000). Population total all countries: 17,500.

Location

Kon Tum Province. Also in Laos (Salang).

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Similar to Jeh [jeh]. Salang [scb] in Laos may be a different but related language.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Radio programs. Bible portions: 1970–1972.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Part of the Xo Dang 165,501 (2009 census) official ethnic community. Traditional religion.

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