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Austro-Asiatic Sub Families

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The Austro-Asiatic languages are a large language family of Southeast Asia and India. The name comes from the Greek words for South Asia. Among these languages, only Vietnamese, Khmer, and Mon have a long recorded history, and only Vietnamese and Khmer have official status (in Vietnam and Cambodia, respectively). The rest of the languages are spoken by minority groups. Austroasiatic languages have a disjunct distribution across India and Southeast Asia, separated by regions where other languages are spoken. It is widely believed that the Austroasiatic languages are the autochthonous languages of Southeast Asia and eastern India, and that the other languages of the region, including the Indo-European, Tai-Kadai, and Sino-Tibetan languages, are the result of later migrations of people.

Mon-Khmer
Aslian
Jah Hut Jah Hut
North Aslian Chewong, Batek, Jehai, Minriq, Mintil, Tonga, Kensiu, Kintaq
Senoic Lanoh, Sabüm, Semai, Semnam, Temiar
South-Aslian Besisi, Semelai, Semaq Beri, Temoq
Eastern Mon-Khmer
Bahnaric - Central Bahnaric: Alak, Bahnar, Kaco', Lamam, Romam, Tampuan,
- North Bahnaric: Cua, Kayong, Takua, Halang Doan, Halang, Jeh, Rengao, Hre, Sedang, Monom, Todrah, Trieng, Talieng, Katua,
- South Bahnaric: Eastern Mnong, Central and Southern Mnong, Kraol, Maa, Koho, Chrau, Bulo Stieng, Budeh Stieng,
- West Bahnaric: Lave, Kru'ng, Kravet, Sou, Laven, Nyaheun, Jeng, Oy, Sok, Sapuan, The
Katuic - Central Katuic: Ir, Kataang, Ong, Ta'oih Upper and Lower,
- East Katuic: Kasseng, Katu Eastern and Western, Pacoh, Phuong, Tareng, Khlor, Ngeq,
- West Katuic: Bru Eastern and Western, Sô, Khua, Kuay-Nheu, Nyeu
Khmer Khmer Central and Northern
Pearic - Eastern: Pear,
- Western: Chong, Sa'och, Somray, Samre, Suoy
Monic
  Nyahkur, Mon
Nicobar
Car Nicobarese Car
Chowra-Teressa Chaura, Teressa
Great Nicobar Southern Nicobarese
Nancowry Central Nicobarese
Shom Peng Shom Peng
Northern Mon-Khmer
Khasian War, Khasi, Pnar
Khmuic - Khao: Bit, Khao,
- Mal-Khmu': Khuen, Khmu, O'du, Mal, Lua', Phai, Pray,
- Mlabri: Mlabri,
- Xinh Mul: Kháng, Phong-Kniang, Puoc
Mang Mang
Palaungic - Eastern Palaungic: Danau, Pale Palaung, Shwe Palaung, Rumai Palaung, Riang, Yinchia,
- Western Palaungic: Hu, Kon Keu, Man Met, Mok, Samtao, Tai Loi, U, Kiorr, Con, Lamet, Blang, Western Lawa, Eastern Lawa, Parauk, Wa
Palyu
  Bogan, Bolyu.
Unclassified
  Bugan, Buxinhua, Kemiehua, Kuanhua.
Viet-Muong
Chut Arem, Maleng, Chut
Cuoi Hung, Tho
Muong Bo, Muong, Nguôn
Thavung Aheu
Vietnamese Vietnamese
Munda
North Munda
Kherwari - Agariya, Bijori, Koraku,
- Mundari: Asuri, Birhor, Ho, Koda, Korwa, Mundari,
- Santali: Mahali, Santali, Turi
Korku Korku
South Munda
Kharia-Juang Kharia, Juang
Koraput Munda - Gutob-Remo-Geta': Gata', Bondo, Bodo Gadaba,
- Sora-Juray-Gorum: Parenga, Juray, Lodhi, Sora