Ksingmul language

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Xinh Mun
Native to Vietnam, Laos
Ethnicity Ksingmul people
Native speakers
27,000 (1999 & 2005 censuses)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 puo
Glottolog puoc1238[2]

Ksingmul (Ksing Mul, Puoc, Vietnamese: Xinh Mun, Chinese: 欣门语) is a Mon–Khmer language spoken by the Ksingmul people of Vietnam and Laos.


Jerold Edmondson (2010: 144), citing Đặng Nghiêm Vạn, et al. (1972: 254 ff.), lists 3 major varieties of Ksingmul. Ksingmul Nghệt is the most conservative variety.


  1. ^ Ksingmul at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Puoc". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  • Edmondson, Jerold A. 2010. "The Kháng language of Vietnam in comparison to Ksingmul (Xinh-mun)." In Kenneth A. McElhanon and Ger Reesink, A Mosaic of languages and cultures: studies celebrating the career of Karl J. Franklin, 138–154. SIL e-Books, 19. [Dallas]: SIL International. http://www.sil.org/resources/archives/9267

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