Gelao, Red


A language of Viet Nam

Alternate Names
Vandu Gelao, Voa Dê

20 in Viet Nam.


Ha Giang Province, Yen Minh district. Also in China.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Shifting to Mandarin [cmn].

Other Comments

Part of the Co Lao 2,636 (2009 census) official ethnic community. Not mutually intelligible with White Gelao [giw] (2002 J. Edmondson). Traditional religion.

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