Chin, Tedim

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Hai-Dim, Tedim, Tiddim, Zomi
Autonym
Tidim
Population

189,000 (1990). Total users in all countries: 344,000.

Location

Chin state: Tedim and Tonzang townships; Sagaing region: Kale and Mawlaik townships.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Sokte, Kamhau (Kamhao, Kamhow). Other area Chin languages or dialects are Saizang [pck], Teizang [pck], and Zo [zom].

Typology

SOV; negation is marked after the verb.

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Literature. Texts. Bible: 1977–2010.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Zomi may refer to Tedim [ctd] or to all Chin groups. Christian.

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