Gangte

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Gante
Population

14,500 (2001 census).

Location

Manipur, south Churachandpur district, 37 villages; Meghalaya; Assam.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Related to Thado Chin [tcz]. Differs little from Vaiphei [vap], Paite [pck], or Zou [zom].

Language Use

Under pressure from Meitei [mni] (Van Driem 2007). Also use Meitei [mni] or English [eng].

Language Development
Literacy high among young people and lower among older people. Magazines. Newspapers. Bible: 1991.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

A Scheduled Tribe. Christian.