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

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

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Language Status

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

Dialects

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

Language Use

All ages. 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.

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