Juk language

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Juk
Native toLaos
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)
GlottologNone

Juk (also known as Suai, Souei, Xuay) is a Mon–Khmer language of the Bahnaric branch spoken in Sekong Province, Laos. According to Sidwell (2003), it was probably a northern dialect of Jru' that had differentiated through separation by migration.

The Juk language was discovered by Thai linguist Therapan L-Thongkum. Juk speakers live in the village Ban Nyôkthông (Gnôkthông), located about 12 km north of Ban Kafe. It is located halfway between the towns of Tateng and Sekong.

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