Somray language

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Not to be confused with Samre language.
Northern Chong
Native to Cambodia
Region Pursat Province
Native speakers
4,100 (2005)[1]
  • Pearic
    • Chong languages
      • Somray
Language codes
ISO 639-3 smu
Glottolog somr1240[2]

Somray, or Northern Chong, is a Pearic language of Cambodia. The dialect of Battambang is still spoken, while that of Siem Reap (spelled Somre in the literature) is extinct.

Geographical distribution[edit]

Somray is spoken in the following areas of Cambodia (Ethnologue).


  1. ^ Somray at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Somray". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.