|Djarai, Jarai, Jorai, Jörai, Jơrai|
|Spoken in||Vietnam, Cambodia, United States (esp. North Carolina)|
|Total speakers||more than 300 thousand |
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Jarai, a minority language of Southeast Asia, is the mother tongue of over 300,000 people, most of them living in the highlands of Vietnam and Cambodia. Jarai is a member of the Chamic language family, from the Malayo-Polynesian branch of Austronesian. The name Jarai designates both the Jarai ethnic group and the language.