Angami–Pochuri languages

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Linguistic classification: Sino-Tibetan
Glottolog: anga1286[1]

The Angami–Pochuri languages are a small family of Tibeto-Burman languages spoken in southern Nagaland, northeast India. Conventionally classified as "Naga", they are not clearly related to other Naga languages, and are conservatively classified as an independent branch of Tibeto-Burman, pending further research.

The Angami languages are Angami, Chokri (Chakri), Kheza, and Mao (Sopvoma).

The Pochuri languages are Pochuri–Meluri, Ntenyi (Northern Rengma), Sema (Simi), and Rengma.

Rengma–Simi might make a third branch.[1]


  1. ^ a b Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Angami–Pochuri". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  • George van Driem (2001) Languages of the Himalayas: An Ethnolinguistic Handbook of the Greater Himalayan Region. Brill.