L1 users: 1,400 (2000 SIL).
Manipur state: Senapati district, Kharam Pallen, Laikot, Phaijol, and Thuisenpai villages.
Literacy rate in L2: 30% in Meitei [mni], in English [eng], or in Hindi [hin]. Most 5- to 20-year-olds have learned to read in school. Older people would like to learn to read.
Latin script [Latn].