The Ma (Vietnamese: Người Mạ) are a Mon–Khmer-speaking people in Vietnam (population 33,338 in 1999). They are concentrated mostly in the Lâm Đồng Province of the country.
The Ma language comes under the Mon-Khmer Group. The Ma have a rich oral traditions, and their culture is a tapestry of folklore. Myths, parables, and legends are an integral part of this ethnic group.
The Ma are also known for their traditional colorful attire. Ma women wear skirts that reach well below their knees. The men customarily wear loincloth.