Chru

Facts

  • Language: Chru
  • Alternate names: Cadoe Loang, Choru, Chrau Hma, Chu, Chu Ru, Churu, Cru, Kru, Seyu
  • Language code: cje
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Malayo-Chamic, Chamic, Highlands, Chru-Northern
  • Number of speakers: 19300
  • Script:

Introduction

Chru is a language of Vietnam. It is spoken in Lam Dòng and Binh Thuan provinces, inland from Phan Rang, Malam area. Also in France, United States.

Dialects

Noang (La-Dang), Rai. Similar to Cham.

The Chru Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitekeʔ gɣuʔ
to breathesaʔ yua:
to burnəpui bɣng
to buyBlɣi
to chewBəMah
to cometrux
to cookTənaʔ
to countyuau
to cryxia:
to cut, hacktaʔ
to die, be deadməta:i
to digklɣi
to dreamLəPəI
to drinkməɲum
to eatxuaʔ
to fallyərux
to fearhuôIʔ
to flypa:r
to growtəmɣx, təmũx
to hearməxi~ʔ
to huntbruaʔ pətiãuʔ
to killpəmta:i
to know, be knowledgeablethəu
to laughklau
to lie downdix
to plantpətəmɣx, pla:
to pound, beatxlɣu
to saydɣ:m
to seesbuai
to sew
to shootChuh
to sitdoʔ gux
to sleepdix
to sniff, smellcum bɣu
to spitKəChuhʔ
to splitBox
to squeezejəpaʔ
to stab, pierceJəRăʔ
to standDɣng
to swellbrah
to swimlua:i
to thinksənɣng
to throwprax
to tie up, fastenBlax
to turnue:
to walknau
to vomittərgloɤ'ŏ
to yawn