A language of Viet Nam

Alternate Names
Ba’e, Chaman, Lá Vàng, Manbu, Mang U, Nieng Ó, Xá, Xá Mang, Xá Ó

2,660 in Viet Nam (1999 census). Ethnic population: 3,700 (2009 census). Total users in all countries: 3,165.


Lai Chau province, Muong Te and Sin Ho districts, triangle-shaped area between Song Da (Black River) and the Nam Na: Nam Nghe, Nam Xung, Nam Ban, Ban Nam Voi, and other communities.

Language Status

6b (Threatened). Language of recognized ethnic group: Mang.

Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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