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Chin, Tedim

A language of Myanmar

ISO 639-3: ctd

Population 189,100 in Myanmar (1990 BAP). Population total all countries: 344,100.
Region Chin Hills State, Upper Chindwin, Tiddim area. Also spoken in India.
Alternate names   Tedim, Tiddim
Dialects Sokte, Kamhau (Kamhow, Kamhao). Other Chin languages or dialects of this area are Saizang, Teizang, Zo (Zome).
Classification Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Kuki-Chin-Naga, Kuki-Chin, Northern
Language use Trade language of the Tiddim political subdivision.
Language development Poetry. Bible: 1983.
Comments SOV.

Also spoken in:

India

Language name   Chin, Tedim
Population 155,000 in India (1990 BAP).
Region Mizoram (north), Manipur (south).
Alternate names   Tedim, Tiddim
Dialects Sokte, Kamhau (Kamhow, Kamhao).
Language use Trade language of Tiddim political subdivision.
Comments Christian, traditional religion.