Hrangkhol

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Hrangkol, Rangkhol
Population

18,700 (2000), decreasing.

Location

Assam; Tripura; a few in Manipur and Mizoram.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Hadem. Most similar to Biete [biu].

Typology

SOV

Language Use

Use declining in Mizoram, Manipur and even Assam; shifting to Assamese [asm] or Bengali [ben] (2007). Home, village. Some speak Mizo [lus], Hindi [hin], English [eng], or Assamese [asm].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literature committee since 1960. Bible: 2006.
Writing
Latin script, used in India.
Other Comments

Christian, Hindu, traditional religion.