Lyngngam

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Khasi, Lyngam, Lyngym
Population

5,000 in India (Singh 1994). Population total all countries: 6,000.

Location

Meghalaya; Assam, Kamrup district. Also in Bangladesh.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 36% with standard Khasi.

Language Use

Also use Assamese [asm], Garo [grt], Hindi [hin].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 10% (Singh 1994).
Other Comments

Previously listed as dialect of Khasi. Culturally intermediate between the Khasi and the Garo [grt]. Christian.

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