Chin, Rungtu

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A language of Myanmar

Alternate Names
Chin, Rungtu, Taungtha
Population

Ethnic population: 5,000 (2015 Language and Social Development Organization).

Location

Magway Region: Htilin and Kyaukhtu townships, 25 villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Northern Rungtu, Central Rungtu, Southern Rungtu. Lexical similarity: 94%–96% within Rungtu, 60%–66% with Rawngtu Chin [weu].

Typology

SOV; negation is marked after the verb.

Language Use

Shifting to Burmese [mya].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Buddhist, traditional religion.

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