Ngeq

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A language of Laos

Alternate Names
Kriang, Ngae, Nge’, Ngeh, Nkriang
Population

12,900 (2005 census). 70% monolingual.

Location

Champassak, Sekong, and Saravan provinces. 25 villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Most similar to Khlor [llo].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Dictionary.
Writing
Lao script. Latin script.
Other Comments

Ethnic autonym: Nkriang. Traditional religion, Christian.