Nguôn

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A language of Viet Nam

Alternate Names
Ngouan
Population

1,000 (1995 census). Ethnic population: 2,000 (Bradley 2007).

Location

Western Quang Binh Province, 11 villages: Kwi-dat, An Duk, Ba nuong, Than long, Tan kieu; Ko liem, Bok tho (An tho), Kim bang, Tan li, and An lak.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Diffloth (1992) groups Nguôn as a separate language similar to Vietnamese [vie], but Tran (1996) and Ferlus (1996) group it with Muong [mtq].