Naga, Chokri

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Chakhesang, Chakrima Naga, Chakru, Chokri, Eastern Angami
Population

111,000 (2011 census).

Location

Nagaland state: Phek district, Cheswezumi is main village; Manipur state: some in Senapati district.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Language Use

Also use Angami Naga [njm], English [eng].

Language Development

Literacy rate in L2: Greater than 40% (2001 census). Taught in primary schools. NT: 2015.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

An eastern Angami tribe with its own language. Chokri, Khezha [nkh], and Sangtam-Pochuri [nsa] make up the Chakhesang Naga community (see separate entries). Christian, traditional religion.

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