Naga, Kharam

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Duisalongmei, Thinglong
Population

1,400 (2000 SIL).

Location

Manipur, Senapati district, Phaijol, Laikot, Thuisenpai, and Kharam Pallen villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 71%–73% with Purum [pub], 58%–60% with Kom [kmm], 64% with Koireng [nkd].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Meitei [mni] or Purum [pub].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 30% Meitei, English, Hindi. Most 5- to 20-year-olds have learned to read in school. Older people would like to learn to read.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian.