Stieng, Bulo


A language of Viet Nam

Alternate Names
Budíp, Northern Stieng, Rangah, Upper Stieng, Xa-Dieng, Xtieng

45,000 in Viet Nam (2009 census). Part of the Xtiêng 85,436 (2009 census) official ethnic community which includes Budeh Stieng [stt]. Total users in all countries: 51,540.


Binh Phuoc and Dak Nong provinces.

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Language Status

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

Language Use

Also use Vietnamese [vie].

Language Development

Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Radio. Dictionary. Bible portions: 1971.


Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Part of the Xtiêng official ethnic community (85,436, 2009 census) which includes Budeh Stieng [stt]. Christian, traditional religion.

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