Vaiphei

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Bhaipei, Vaipei, Veiphei, Zomi
Population

L1 users: 40,000 (2001 census).

Location

Manipur state: Churachandpur district, 30+ villages; Assam, Meghalaya, and Tripura states.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 60% in Manipur (2001 census). NT: 1957–1989.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

A Scheduled Tribe. Zomi is a collective name by which Tedim Chins of Myanmar, Paite and Vaiphei of Manipur generally identify themselves. Christian.

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