Maleng
Pakatan
Bo
Native toLaos, Vietnam
Native speakers
3,700 (2000–2007)[1]
Dialects
  • Atel
  • Thémarou
  • Arao
  • Makang
  • Malang
  • Maleng
  • Tơe
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
pkt – Pakatan
bgl – Bo
Glottologmale1282  Maleng
bola1249  Bo-Maleng
ELPMaleng

Maleng, also known as Pakatan and Bo, is a Vietic language of Laos and Vietnam.

Maleng has the four-way register system of Thavung augmented with pitch.[2]

Malieng, despite having the same name as Maleng, is a dialect of Chut (Chamberlain 2003, Sidwell 2009).

References

  1. ^ Pakatan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
    Bo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Sidwell, Paul. Vietic languages. Mon-Khmer Languages Project.