Roglai, Southern

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A language of Viet Nam

Alternate Names
Rai
Population

18,000 (2007 census). Ethnic population: 20,000 (Bradley 2007b).

Location

South, Binh Thuan, Khanh Hoa, and Ninh Thuan provinces.

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Language Status

6a* (Vigorous). Language of recognized ethnic group: Ra Glai.

Dialects

Rai. Reportedly similar to Chru [cje] and Northern Roglai [rog].

Language Use

Potentially endangered by Vietnamese [vie] (Bradley 2007a).

Language Development

Dictionary.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Part of the Ra Glai official ethnic community (122,245, 2009 census). Traditional religion, Christian.

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