Austroasiatic languages

language family of Continental Southeast Asia

The Austroasiatic languages are a proposed group of languages, spoken in Southeast Asia. In total, there are 157 languages, with about 117 million speakers. The biggest group of speakers speak Khmer language or Vietnamese. These are also official languages in the territories where there are spoken.

The different Austroasiatic languages.
It has been proposed that the languages spread through the drainage basin of the Mekong River