Naga, Moyon

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Mayol, Mayon Naga, Moyon
Population

3,700 (2001). Ethnic population: 3,700.

Location

Nagaland, near Myanmar border; Manipur, Chandel district, 14 villages including Moyon Khullen, Khongjom, Mitong, Komlathabi, Penaching, and Heigru Tampak.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Related to Monsang Naga [nmh] and Anal Naga [anm].

Language Use

Mostly bilingual in Meitei [mni]; also use Monsang Naga [nmh], or Anal [anm] (Singh 1998).

Language Development
Literacy program in progress (1988). NT.
Writing
Bengali script. Latin script.
Other Comments

A Scheduled Tribe. Christian.