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|Regions with significant populations|
|Churachandpur, Manipur, India, Burma, Karbi Anglong, Assam, Mizoram|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Zomi · Chin · · Hmar · Mizo · Simte · Vaiphei · Zou · Paite|
Paite are a Zomi people dwelling in Bangladesh, Burma, and India. They are an ethnic group known and called in different names in Bangladesh and Burma whereas in India by the name 'Paite' which is a Scheduled Tribe in the states of Manipur and Mizoram, India.
The word "Paite" literally translates into 'Walkers'. The Paite people speak 'paite' language and use the Roman script.
- Distribution of the 100 non-scheduled languages, n° 73 Paite
- http://www.censusindia.gov.in/Census_Data_2001/Census_Data_Online/Language/partb.htm "List of notified Scheduled Tribes". Census India. pp. 7–8. Retrieved 15 December 2013