Naga, Para

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Bara Naga, Jejara Naga, Parasar
Population

1,500 (2004).

Location

Sagaing Region, Khamti district, Layshi township. 7 villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Very little dialect variation within Para. Lexical similarity: 83%–93% with Para Naga, 23%–25% with Long Phuri Naga [lpn], 17%–19% with Makuri Naga [jmn].

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Burmese [mya].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Dictionary.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, Buddhist, traditional religion.