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Raglai people

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Raglai
Total population
 Vietnam 146,613[1] (2019)
Regions with significant populations
Khánh Hòa Province, Ninh Thuận Province, Bình Thuận Province
Languages
RaglaiVietnamese
Related ethnic groups
Cham peopleJarai people

The Raglai (Vietnamese pronunciation: [rækleɪ]) are an ethnic group of Vietnam.

Etymology

The word Raglai means forest in the Roglai language.

History

Raglai Dance in Ma Noi commune, Ninh Thuan province, Vietnam
Raglai Dance in Ma Noi commune, Ninh Thuan province, Vietnam

The Raglai are related to the Cham, with a population of 146,613. Most Raglai live in Khánh Hòa Province of Vietnam's South Central Coast, and Ninh Thuận Province in the Southeast region of Vietnam.

They speak a language in the Malayo-Polynesian language family.

They sing Akha Jukha, play Saraken and Chapi.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Report on Results of the 2019 Census". General Statistics Office of Vietnam. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  • Hải Liên. 2002. Trang phục cố truyền Raglai. Hanoi: Nhà xuất bản Đại Học Quốc Gia Hà nội.
  • Nguyễn Hữu Bài, et. al. 2014. Văn hóa dân gian Raglai ở Khanh Hòa. Hồ Chí Minh City: Nhà xuất bản văn hóa - văn nghệ. ISBN 978-604-68-1078-0
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