Nyaheun

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A language of Laos

Alternate Names
Hin, Hoen, Hun, Nha Heun, Nia Hoen, Niahon, Nyah Heuny, Nyahön, Yaheun
Population

9,000 (2015 census). Based on ethnicity.

Location

Champasak province: Paksong district; Xekong and Attapu provinces.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Used by all. All also use Lao [lao] (Schliesinger 2003b).

Language Development

Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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