Kom

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Kom Rem
Population

14,700 (2001 census).

Location

East and central Manipur, Churachandpur, Tamenglong, and Senapati districts, 22 villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Kolhreng. Kolhreng may be a distinct language.

Language Use

Aimol [aim], Koireng [nkd], and Chiru [cdf] speakers also understand Kom. Fluent in Meitei [mni]. Used as L2 by Koireng [nkd].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 64% (2001 census). Newspapers. Dictionary. Bible: 1996.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

A Scheduled Tribe. Christian.