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Jarai (Southeast Asian people)


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  • Variants

    • Chareay (Southeast Asian people)
    • Cho-rai (Southeast Asian people)
    • Chor (Southeast Asian people)
    • Chrai (Southeast Asian people)
    • Djarai (Southeast Asian people)
    • Gia Rai (Southeast Asian people)
    • Gio-rai (Southeast Asian people)
    • Jarai
    • Jörai (Southeast Asian people)
    • J'rai (Southeast Asian people)
    • Mthur (Southeast Asian people)
    • Người Gia Rai (Southeast Asian people)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Jarai
  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Musée de l'homme (Muséum national d'histoire naturelle). La culture jörai, 1972.
    • found: Illus. encyc. mankind:v. 8, p. 1014-1017.
    • found: Murdock world cult.:p. 12 (Jarai, Djarai)
    • found: Nhạc khí dân tộc ở Gia Lai, 1993:summary (Gia Rai)
    • found: Người Gia Rai ở Tây Nguyên, 2012:summary (Người Gia Rai or Jarai people in Central Highlands, Vietnam is also called by other names that sound similar such as: J'rai, Gio-rai or Cho-rai)
    • found: Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, viewed September 8, 2017(Jarai People (in Vietnamese Người Gia Rai, Gia Rai, or Gia-rai; in Khmer Chareay) is an ethnic group based primarily in Vietnam's Central Highlands (Gia Lai and Kon Tum Provinces with some others in Đắk Lắk Province) and in the Cambodian northeastern Province of Ratanakiri. During the Vietnam War, many Jarai persons, as well as members of other Montagnard groups (Khmer Loeu and Degar), where involved by the US military in war affairs and thus resettled with their families in the United States, particularly in the state of North Carolina)
    • found: Online ethnologue, viewed September 8, 2017(Jarai is a language of Viet Nam; spoken in Gia Lai, Kon Tum, and Binh Dinh provinces; some in Dak Lak province, Vietnam. Also spoken in Ratanakiri province: principally Andoung Meas, Bar Kaev, and Ou Ya Dav districts, Cambodia; northeast border near Viet Nam; alternate names: Cho-Rai, Chor, Chrai, Djarai, Gia-Rai, Gio-Rai, Jorai, Mthur)
  • LC Classification

    • DS523.4.J38
    • DS554.46.J37
    • DS556.45.J3
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2017-12-14: revised
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