Pacoh

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A language of Viet Nam

Alternate Names
Bo River Van Kieu, Paco, Pokoh
Population

16,000 in Viet Nam (2002). Total users in all countries: 32,500.

Location

Laos border, southern Quang Tri and western Thua Thien-Hue provinces.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Pahi (Ba-Hi), Ka’do, Kanah.

Language Use

Also use Vietnamese [vie].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: Less than 15%. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1965–1969.
Writing

Lao script [Laoo]. Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Part of the Tà Ôi official ethnic community (43,886, 2009 census). ‘Koh’ in Pacoh, mountain.

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