Aiton

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Aitonia
Population

1,500 (Morey 2006).

Location

Assam, Jorhat and Karbi Anglong districts, Doboroni, Banlung, Ahomoni, Balipathar, Kaliyani, Chakihula, Tengani, and Barhula villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Similar to Phake [phk]. Related to Shan [shn] of Myanmar.

Language Use

Vigorous. All are fluent in Assamese [asm] (Morey 2006). Speak Assamese, Hindi [hin], and English [eng] with other communities.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%.
Writing
Myanmar (Burmese) script.
Other Comments

Buddhist.