Chin, Rungtu

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Thaungtha
Population

0 monolinguals.

Location

Magway Region, Htilin, and Kyaukhtu townships, 25 villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Central Rungtu, Northern Rungtu, Southern Rungtu. Lexical similarity: 94%–96% within Rungtu, 60%–66% with Rawngtu Chin [weu].

Typology

SOV; negation is marked after the verb.

Language Use

Shifting to Burmese [mya]. Only older adults.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Buddhist, traditional religion.