Chut language

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Chut
Ruc-Sach
Native to Vietnam, Laos
Native speakers
1,300  (2007)[1]
Dialects
Cheut
Rục
Sách
Mày
Malieng
? Kata
Language codes
ISO 639-3 scb
Glottolog chut1247[2]

Chut (Chứt, Cheut) or Ruc-Sach is a dialect cluster spoken by the Chut people of Vietnam, with a smaller population of some 450 speakers in neighbouring Laos (in Khammouane Province). It may be most closely related to Arem.

Chut has the four-way register system of Thavung augmented with pitch.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chut at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Chut". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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