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A language of India

Population

L1 users: 10,200 (2001 census).

Location

Manipur state: Churachandpur district, Dumsao, Khungung, Leikangpai, Lungthul, Maokot, Mingjang, Moijin, Monjon, New Bazar, Pamjal, Sasinoujang, Shumtuk, Simveng, Singhat, Suangdai, Suangpuhmun, Tallian, Thanlon, Tubuong, and Zouthang.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. An alternate name for Paite [pck] (Singh 1994b).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 67% (2001 census). Bible: 1992.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

A Scheduled Tribe. Christian.

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