Angami–Pochuri languages

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Linguistic classification: Sino-Tibetan
  • Angami–Pochuri
Glottolog: anga1286[1]

The Angami–Pochuri languages are a small family of Sino-Tibetan 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 Sino-Tibetan, 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 form a third branch.[1]


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