Koho

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A language of Viet Nam

Alternate Names
Caho, Co Ho, Coho, Kohor
Population

166,000 in Viet Nam (2009 census).

Location

Lam Dong, Binh Thuan, Ninh Thuan, Dak Nong, and Dong Nai provinces.

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Language Status

5 (Developing). Language of recognized ethnic group: Co Ho.

Dialects

Chil (Kil), Kalop, Kodu (Co-Don), Lac (Lach, Lat), Laya, Nop (Tu-Lop, Xre Nop), Pru, Rion, Sop, Sre, Tala (To La), Tring (Trinh).

Language Use

Also use Vietnamese [vie].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%–30%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Radio programs. Bible: 2009.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Co Ho is an official ethnic community. Christian, traditional religion.