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A language of Laos

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

12,900 (2005 census). 9,030 monolinguals.

Location

Salavan and Xekong provinces: 25 villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly most similar to Khlor [llo].

Language Use

Also use Lao [lao].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Dictionary.
Writing

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

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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