Alak language


Alak language

language
name=Alak
nativename=
familycolor=Austro-Asiatic
states=Laos
speakers=4,000 (2000)
fam2=Mon-Khmer
fam3=Lolo-Burmese
fam4=Eastern
fam5=Bahnaric
fam6=Central
nation=
iso1=|iso2=|iso3=alk|

Alak is a language spoken by some 4,000 people in southern Laos, especially in the Provinces of Salavan and Sekong (where the Alak people make up over a fifth of the population). It is closely related to the language spoken by the Bahnars of Vietnam.


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