Chin, Tedim

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Tedim, Tiddim
Population

189,000 in Myanmar (1990). Population total all countries: 344,000.

Location

Chin State, Tedim, Tonzang, and Kyikha townships; Kalay-Kalaw area. Also in India.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

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

Typology

SOV; negation is marked after the verb

Language Use

Vigorous. Used as L2 in Tiddim political subdivision. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Bible: 1977–2010.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Zomi may refer to Tedim [ctd] or to all Chin groups. In official ethnic list as Tiddim (Hai-Dim). Christian.

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