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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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  • proper noun 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 noun the Proto-Mon-Khmer language

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  • noun a branch of the Austro-Asiatic languages

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Examples

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

    Languages

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    Understanding China's ethnic groups, and I love Curzon's map blogs

  • 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.

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