Naga, Pochuri

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Eastern Rengma, Meluri, Pochuri, Pochury
Population

16,700 (2001 census).

Location

Southeast Nagaland, Phek district, Meluri subdivision, 27 villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Also use Naga Pidgin [nag].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 39% (Singh 1994). NT: 1994.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

A Scheduled Tribe. Meluri is a place-name in this region. Pochury is an amalgamation of 3 place-names: Sapo, Kechuri, Khury. Christian.