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A language of Myanmar

ISO 639-3: ral

Population 24,801 in Myanmar (2000 WCD). Population total all countries: 25,104.
Region Also spoken in India.
Dialects Related to Tiddim, Paite, Thado, Zo.
Classification Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Kuki-Chin-Naga, Kuki-Chin, Northern
Comments SOV.

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Language name   Ralte
Population 303 in India (2000 WCD).
Region Mizoram, mainly Aizawl District, scattered in Lunglei and Chhimtuipui districts; Manipur; Tripura, a few villages in the Jampui Hills.
Language use Speakers also use Mizo.
Language development Though literacy is high, formal education level is low (in Tripura).
Comments A Scheduled Tribe in India. A subgroup of the Mizo. Spoken only in villages of northern Mizoram (Singh 95). Agriculturalists. Christian.