Sedang

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A language of Viet Nam

Alternate Names
Cadong, Dang, Hadang, Hdang, Hotea, Hoteang, Kmrang, Rotea, Roteang, Tang, Xa, Xodang
Autonym
rơtéang
Population

97,000 in Viet Nam (Bradley 2007b). Total users in all countries: 97,900.

Location

Kon Tum, Quang Nam, and Quang Ngai provinces.

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Language Status

6a* (Vigorous). Language of recognized ethnic group: So Dang.

Dialects

Central Sedang, Greater Sedang, Dak Sut Sedang, Kotua Sedang, Kon Hring Sedang. Reportedly most similar to Hre [hre].

Language Use

Also use Vietnamese [vie].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Radio. Dictionary.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Part of the Xo Dang official ethnic community (169,501, 2009 census). Sakau or Xa Cau may be an alternate name. Traditional religion, Christian.

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