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Roglai language

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Roglai language

Native to Vietnam
Native speakers
97,000 (1999–2002)[1]
Official status
Official language in
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Variously:
roc – Cacgia
rog – Northern
rgs – Southern
Glottolog cacg1235  (Cacgia Roglai)[2]
nort2994  (Northern Roglai)[3]
sout3010  (Southern Roglai)[4]

The Roglai language is a Chamic language of southern Vietnam. There are four dialects (Cobbey 1977):

  1. Northern
  2. Du Long
  3. Southern
  4. Cac Gia

Their autonym is Radlai, which means "forest people."


  1. ^ Cacgia at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Northern at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Southern at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^
  3. ^
  4. ^
  • Cobbey, Maxwell and Vurnell Cobbey. 1977. Suraq vungã sanãp Radlai / Nữ-vựng Rơglai / Northern Roglai vocabulary. Huntington Beach, CA: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

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