Naga, Maram

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Maram
Population

L1 users: 37,300 (2001).

Location

Assam state; Manipur state: Imphal district; Senapati district, 26 villages near Maram, 5 villages near Senapati.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Willong Circle, Maram Khullen Circle, T. Khullen, Ngatan.

Language Use

Home, village, religion. All ages. Also use Meitei [mni], especially men (more than women).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 60% (2003). Literacy rate in L2: 20% (2000) or 40%–50% (2003). All young people can read Latin script. Writing system does not indicate tone. Literacy among older people is lower. Taught in primary and secondary schools. Literature. Grammar. NT: 2004.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

A Scheduled Tribe. Christian, traditional religion.

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