11,000 (2001 census). 2,200 monolinguals. Total users in all countries: 11,080.
Arunachal Pradesh state: Dibang Valley district; Assam and West Bengal states.
SOV; postpositions; genitives before noun heads; numerals after noun heads, adjective and relatives before noun head; affixes indicate case of noun phrase; comparatives; open syllables; tonal (3 level tones: high, mid, low).
Tibetan script [Tibt], used in China.
Mishmi Idu is a Scheduled Tribe. May not be in the Tani group, but is related. Buddhist, Hindu.