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Myanmar (Burma)

Chin, Khumi

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Common Khumi, Kaladan Khumi, Khami, Khimi, Khumi, Khweymi, Yangpan Also: in -- Khami, Khuni, Khweymi; in -- Kami, Khami, Khumi, Khuni, Khweymi, Kumi
  • Scriptures published: New Testament (1959--1999) Portions (1935--1950)
  • Literacy: Some community literacy classes
    Second Language: Rakhine [rki] : 60%
  • Primary country: Myanmar (Burma)
  • Region: Chin State, Paletwa township, Kaladan river area; Rakhine State, Kyauktaw township, a few villages
  • Also used in:
  • Religion: Christian, Buddhist, traditional religion
  • Livelihood: Agriculturalists
  • Number of users: 62,090 (60,000; 2,090 in Bangladesh; )
  • Vitality: Developing

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)

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