Chin, Haka

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Baungshe, Hakha, Lai
Population

100,000 in Myanmar (1991 UBS). 2,000 Zokhua, 60,100 Lai (1983). Population total all countries: 125,000.

Location

Chin State, Haka township. Also in India.

Language Status

3 (Wider communication).

Dialects

Klangklang (Thlantlang), Zokhua.

Typology

SOV; negation is marked after the verb

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Lower for older people. Bible: 1978–2005.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

In official ethnic list as Lai. Christian.

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