Tippera

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A language of Bangladesh

Alternate Names
Kok Borok, Tipperah, Tippurah, Tipra, Tipura, Triperah, Tripura
Population

L1 users: 85,000.

Location

Chittagong division: Chittagong district, Fatikchari subdistrict; Khagrachari district.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Naitong, Dendak, Gabing, Khali, Phatung, Tongpai, Anok, Kewa, Kema, Aslong. Lexical similarity: 56%–85% among dialects, 61%–74% with Kok Borok [trp], 53%–65% with Riang [ria], 37%–59% with Usoi Tripura [usi].

Language Use

All ages. Many also use Marma [rmz]. Many also use Bengali [ben], especially men. Also use Chittagonian [ctg]. Also use Chak [ckh], in Khagrachari and Rangamati districts.

Writing

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

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Hindu.

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