||22,000 in India (1997). Population total all countries: 42,000.
||Mizoram, Chhimtuipui District, 60 villages. Also spoken in Myanmar.
||Lakher, Zao, Maram, Mira, Mara
||Tlongsai (Tlosai-Siaha), Hlawthai. Close to Shendu. Reported to be affiliated with Lai (Haka Chin). Tlosai-Siaha dialect is the lingua franca of all Mara (Singh).
||Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Kuki-Chin-Naga, Kuki-Chin, Southern
||Speakers also use Mizo or English.
||Taught in primary schools since 1978. Roman script. Bible: 1956–2002.
||A Scheduled Tribe in India. A subgroup of Mizo (Lushai). SOV. Christian.