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Na

A language of India

ISO 639-3: nbt

Population 1,500 (est. for year 2000 by Roland-Breton 1997).
Region Arunachal Pradesh, Upper Subansiri District; Taksing circle, Gumsing, Taying, Esnaya, Lingbing, Tongla, Yeja, Reding, Redi, Dadu villages.
Dialects Has an affinity with Tagin (dialect of Nisi) (Singh 95).
Classification Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, North Assam, Tani
Language use Speakers also use Hindi or English.
Language development Literacy rate in second language: 30% (Singh 95). Devanagari and Roman scripts.
Comments A Scheduled Tribe in India. 2,250 meters. Agriculturalists: terrace cultivation; hunter-gatherers. Buddhist (Mahayana), traditional religion.