Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A subfamily of the Austro-Asiatic language family that includes Mon, Khmer, and other languages of southeast Asia.

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  • proper n. along with the Munda branch one of the two traditionally accepted primary branches of the Austro-Asiatic language family, that includes Mon, Khmer and Vietnamese
  • proper n. the Proto-Mon-Khmer language

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a branch of the Austro-Asiatic languages

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Examples

  • Sukkhothai was based on an older, less intensive Mon-Khmer style of cultivation, which was less intensive and allowed much wildlife to coexist.

    Chao Phraya freshwater swamp forests

  • Languages: Vietnamese (official), English (increasingly favored as a second language), some French, Chinese, and Khmer; mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)

    Vietnam

  • The language of Cambodia, Khmer, belongs to the Mon-Khmer family of languages.

    Khmer: The Language of Cambodia

  • VietnamVietnamese (official), English (increasingly favored as a second language), some French, Chinese, and Khmer; mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)

    Languages

  • Vietnamese (official); English (increasingly favored as a second language); some French, Chinese, and Khmer; mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)

    ASIAN BUSINESS CUSTOMS & MANNERS

  • Mon-Khmer are the Lao and Cambodian language, located in Yunnan bordering Laos, and a bit of Thailand/Vietnam

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • My understanding is that Vietnamese is generally classified as Austroasiatic the family whose most famous other branch is the Mon-Khmer languages, including Cambodian.

    languagehat.com: GENDER DIFFERENCES IN CHINESE.

  • Vietnamese (official), English (increasingly favored as a second language), some French, Chinese, and Khmer; mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)

    The 2004 CIA World Factbook

  • Khmer, tribal languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)

    The 1999 CIA Factbook

  • Its people are known to philological research as Austroasiatics, who formed the original stock of the Australian aborigines; they survived in India as the Munda tribes, in Indo-China as the Mon-Khmer, and also remained in pockets on the islands of Indonesia and especially Melanesia.

    A History of China

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