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, Khamti district, Lahe township, 13 villages. Along the border with India.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Karyaw, Kyan. 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.