Marma

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A language of Bangladesh

Alternate Names
“Mogh” (pej.)
Population

150,000 in Bangladesh (2007). Population total all countries: 180,600.

Location

Chittagong Division, Rangamati, Bandarban, and Khagrachari districts.

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Language Status

3 (Wider communication).Largest and earliest language group to settle in the area. Used in Cox’s Bazar and Bandarban districts in religious ceremonies, market, stores, and churches.

Language Use

Home, village. Also use Chak [ckh] in Khagrachari and Rangamati districts. Also use Chittagonian [ctg]. Used as L2 by Asho Chin [csh], Bawm Chin [bgr], Chak [ckh], Khumi Chin [cnk], Mru [mro], Tippera [tpe].

Writing

Myanmar (Burmese) script [Mymr], used in India.

Other Comments

Buddhist, Christian, Muslim.

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