Naga, Rongmei

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Kabui, Maruongmai, Nruanghmei, Rongmai, Rongmei
Population

61,200 (2001 census).

Location

Northwest Manipur; Nagaland; Assam, Cachar district. 35 villages.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Songbu.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Inpui Naga [nkf].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: High. Magazines. Radio programs. Bible: 1989.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Songbu is principal Division of Rongmei. Merged with Zeme and Liangmai Naga to form the Zeliang community. Inpui and Rongmei ethnonym: Kabui by government. Christian, traditional religion.