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Kháng

A language of Viet Nam

ISO 639-3kjm

Population  3,920 (1985 F. Proschan).
Region  North, Son La and Lai Chau provinces.
Language map  Northwestern Viet Nam, reference number 41
Alternate names   Bren, Hang, Khaang, Ksakautenh, Pouteng, Putenh, Quang Lam, Tay Hay, Tayhay, Teng, Theng, Xa, Xa Ai, Xa Bung, Xa Dang, Xa Don, Xa Hoc, Xá Khao, Xa Xua
Dialects  Kháng Clau, Kháng Ai (Xa Khao, Xa Cau, Sakau). Related to Puoc [puo], Phong-Kniang [pnx] in Laos.
Classification  Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Northern Mon-Khmer, Khmuic, Xinh Mul
Comments  An official ethnic community. Traditional religion.