Chin, Uppu

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Chin Pong, Chin Pung, Chinbon Chin, Chindwin Chin, Chinpon, Oo-pu, Sho, Tuishiip, Tuiship, Ütbü
Autonym
Uppu, Uppu Chin
Population

L1 users: 19,600 (1983 census).

Location

Chin state: Kanpetlet and Paletwa townships; Magway region: Saw and Sidoktaya townships; Rakhine state: Minbya township.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 50% with Asho Chin [csh].

Typology

SOV; negation is marked after the verb.

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Grammar.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], recently developed, has a small user community.

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Buddhist, Christian.

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