Kok Borok


A language of India

Alternate Names
Halam, Kakbarak, Kohkborohk, Kokbarak, Kokborok, Tipura, Tripura, Tripuri, Usipi Mrung
Kok Borok, ককবরক‎ (Kok borok)

953,000 in India (2011 census). Total users in all countries: 958,000.


Assam and Tripura states.

Language Status

4 (Educational). Statutory language of provincial identity in Tripura State (1964, Official Languages Act No. 19 (as amended)), not a Schedule VIII language.


Jamatia, Noatia (Tipra), Debbarma. Debbarma is spoken by the royal family and is medium of communication with the other dialects; understood by all, but not vice versa.

Language Development

Literacy rate in L1: 74% (2001 census). Taught in primary and secondary schools. Literature. Newspapers. Radio. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 1998.


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

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Muslim.

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