Rade language

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Not to be confused with Kru’ng language.
Rade
E De
Native to Vietnam
Ethnicity Ê-đê
Native speakers
180,000 in Viet Nam  (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 rad
Glottolog rade1240[2]
biha1246  (Bih)[3]

Rade (Rhade), rendered Ê-đê in Vietnamese, is a Malayo-Polynesian language of southern Vietnam. There may be some speakers in Cambodia. The Bih dialect may be a separate language.

Subdivisions[edit]

Rade subgroups include the following (Y-Chang 1979:vii).

  • Mdhur
  • Adham
  • Blo
  • Kơdrao
  • Bih
  • Krung
  • Rdê Kpă

References[edit]

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