A language of India
ISO 639-3: nkf
||10,000 (2000 Baptist Ass’n).
||Manipur, Senapati, Tamenglong, Imphal districts, 16 villages; Nagaland, Dimapur, New Zaluke, Mahei Namchi, Peren; Assam.
||Inpui, Kabui, Kabui Naga, Kapwi, Koboi, Kubai
||Considered by some the same language as Puimei Naga [npu]. Lexical similarity: 68% with Puimei Naga.
||Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Kuki-Chin-Naga, Naga, Zeme
||Home, religion. All ages. Positive attitude. Also use Meitei [mni], English, or Rongmei [nbu].
||Literacy rate in L2: 70% in English and in Meitei (Bengali script). Literacy high among young people in Meitei and English.
||Speakers known as ‘Inpui’. ‘Kabui’ is used by others, and is the government name for Inpui and Rongmei. Kabui recognized as Scheduled Tribe combining Inpui and Rongmei. Agriculturalists; hunters: trappers. Christian.