Pear language

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Native toCambodia
RegionPreah Vihear (formerly part of Kampong Thom)
Native speakers
250 (2007)[1]
Khmer script
Language codes
ISO 639-3pcb

Pear is a moribund Mon-Khmer language of Cambodia. "Pear" is a pejorative term for the historical slave caste of the Khmer, but nonetheless is the usual term in the literature. Pear is spoken in 3–4 villages of Rovieng District, Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia (Ethnologue).


  1. ^ "Pear". UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in danger. Retrieved 2018-01-26.
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Pear". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.