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A language of India

ISO 639-3: gnb

Population 15,100 in Manipur (2001 census).
Region Manipur, concentrated in southern Churachandpur District, 37 villages; Megalaya; Assam. Also spoken in Myanmar.
Alternate names   Gante
Dialects Related to Thado Chin. Differs little from Vaiphei, Paite, or Zou (Singh).
Classification Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Kuki-Chin-Naga, Kuki-Chin, Northern
Language use Speakers also use Meitei or English.
Language development Literacy high among young people and lower among older people. Roman script. Magazines. Newspapers. Bible: 1991.
Comments A Scheduled Tribe in India. Agriculturalists. Christian.

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Language name   Gangte
Alternate names   Gante