Naga, Moyon

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Mayol, Mayon Naga, Moyon
Population

3,700 (2001). Ethnic population: 3,700.

Location

Manipur state: Chandel district, 14 villages including Heigru Tampak, Khongjom, Komlathabi, Mitong, Moyon Khullen, Penaching; Nagaland state: near Myanmar border.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Most also use Meitei [mni] (Singh 1998b). Also use Anal [anm] (Singh 1998b), Monsang Naga [nmh] (Singh 1998b).

Language Development
Literacy program in progress (1988).
Writing

Bengali (Bangla) script [Beng]. Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

A Scheduled Tribe. Christian.

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