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Naga, Moyon

A language of India

ISO 639-3nmo

Population  3,700 (2001). Ethnic population: 3,700.
Region  Nagaland, near Myanmar border; Manipur state, Chandel District, 14 villages including Moyon Khullen, Khongjom, Mitong, Komlathabi, Penaching, Heigru Tampak.
Alternate names   Mayol, Mayon Naga, Moyon
Dialects  Related to Monsang Naga [nmh], Anal Naga [anm].
Classification  Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Kuki-Chin-Naga, Kuki-Chin, Northern
Language use  Also use Meitei [mni], Monsang Naga [nmh], or Anal [anm].
Language development  Literacy program in progress.
Writing system  Bengali script. Latin script.
Comments  A Scheduled Tribe. Swidden agriculturalists. Christian.
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