1,400 (2000 SIL).
Manipur, Senapati district, Phaijol, Laikot, Thuisenpai, and Kharam Pallen villages.
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.
Latin script [Latn].