Chin, Tedim

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Hai-Dim, Tedim, Tiddim
Population

189,000 in Myanmar (1990). Population total all countries: 344,000. L2 users: Used as L2 in Tiddim political subdivision.

Location

Chin State, Tedim, Tonzang, and Cikha townships; Kalay area.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Kamhau (Kamhao, Kamhow), Sokte. Other area Chin languages or dialects are Saizang [pck], Teizang [pck], and Zou [zom].

Typology

SOV; negation is marked after the verb.

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Bible: 1977–2010.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Zomi may refer to Tedim [ctd] or to all Chin groups. Christian.

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