Naga, Kyan-Karyaw

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Chen, Kaiyaw, Karyaw, Kayaw, Kayu, Kyan
Population

9,000 (2012 SIL).

Location

Sagaing region: Hkamti district, Lahe township, 13 villages, along the border with India.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Kyan, Karyaw. The 2 dialects are closely related. Karyaw is reportedly similar to the Chuyo and Gakat dialects of Tase Naga [nst].

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].