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  1. The Austroasiatic languages / ˌ ɒ s t r oʊ. eɪ ʒ i ˈ æ t ɪ k /, / ˌ ɔː-/, are a large language family in Mainland Southeast Asia and South Asia.These languages are scattered throughout parts of Thailand, Laos, India, Myanmar, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Nepal, and southern China and are the majority languages of Vietnam and Cambodia.

  2. › wiki › Bamar_peopleBamar people - Wikipedia

    History. The Bamar's northern origins are evidenced by the extant distribution of Burmish languages to the north of the country, and the fact that taung (တောင်), the Burmese word for 'south' also means 'mountain,' which suggests that at one point ancestors of the Bamar lived north of the Himalayas.

  3. This is a list of languages by total number of speakers. It is difficult to define what constitutes a language as opposed to a dialect . Some languages, such as Chinese and Arabic , cover several mutually unintelligible varieties and are sometimes considered single languages and sometimes language families.

  4. Later, Mường was found to be more closely related to Vietnamese than other Mon–Khmer languages, and a Viet–Muong subgrouping was established, also including Thavung, Chut, Cuoi, etc. The term "Vietic" was proposed by Hayes (1992), who proposed to redefine Viet–Muong as referring to a subbranch of Vietic containing only Vietnamese and ...

  5. › wiki › Yao_peopleYao people - Wikipedia

    The Yao people (its majority branch is also known as Mien; simplified Chinese: 瑶族; traditional Chinese: 瑤族; pinyin: Yáozú; Vietnamese: người Dao) is a government classification for various minorities in China and Vietnam.

  6. These 160 ethnic groups speak a total of 82 distinct living languages. Mon-Khmer. Aheu (population of approximately 1,770 in Bolikhamsai Province) Alak (population of approximately 4,000 in southern Laos) Arem (population of approximately 500 in Laos) Bo (population of 2,950 in Laos) Bru (population of approximately 69,000 in Laos)

  7. Indians in Vietnam consist of migrants to Vietnam from India, both historical and recent. As of 2011, there were about 2,000 people of Indian origin settled in Vietnam, mainly in Ho Chi Minh City.

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