Tippera

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A language of Bangladesh

Alternate Names
Kok Borok, Tipperah, Tippurah, Tipra, Tipura, Triperah, Tripura
Population

85000

Location

Chittagong Division, Khagrachari district, Chittagong district, Fatikchari subdistrict.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Anok, Aslong, Dendak, Gabing, Kema, Kewa, Khali, Naitong, Phatung, Tongpai. Lexical similarity: 56%–85% among dialects, 61%–74% with Kok Borok [trp], 53%–65% with Riang [ria], 37%–59% with Usoi Tripura [usi].

Language Use

All ages. Many men also use some Bengali [ben]. Also use Chak [ckh] in Khagrachari and Rangamati districts. 50% also use Marma [rmz]. Also use Chittagonian [ctg].

Writing

Bengali script [Beng]. Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Hindu.