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Chak

A language of Myanmar

ISO 639-3: ckh

Population 20,000 in Myanmar (2002). Population total all countries: 25,500.
Region Most in Arakan Blue Mountains, Myanmar. Also spoken in Bangladesh.
Classification Unclassified
Comments Distinct from Chakma. Tropical forest. Agriculturalists. Traditional religion.

Also spoken in:

Bangladesh

Language name   Chak
Population 5,500 in Bangladesh (2002).
Region Most in Arakan Blue Mountains, Baishari, Banderbon, South, Nrrkhinsorithan, Bishar Chokpra.
Alternate names   Sak
Language use Most Chak living near Banderbon can speak Marma (dialect of Arakanese).
Language development Literacy rate in second language: 25% Bengali.
Comments Distinct from Chakma. Ancient script supposed to exist but not now known. Tropical forest. Agriculturalists. Traditional religion.