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Nga La

A language of Myanmar

ISO 639-3: hlt

Population 40,000 in Myanmar (2000). Population total all countries: 60,000.
Region Also spoken in India.
Alternate names   Matu Chin, Thlan Tan
Dialects Va Lang (Warang), Tlam Tlaih. Not intelligible with Chin Haka.
Classification Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Kuki-Chin-Naga, Kuki-Chin, Southern
Language development NT: 1999–2000.

Also spoken in:

India

Language name   Chin, Matu
Population 20,000 in India (2000).
Region Mizoram.
Alternate names   Matupi, Ngala
Dialects Haltu, Thui Phum.
Language use Many are bilingual in Chin Haka.
Language development Literacy rate in second language: 70%.
Comments Christian.