Zyphe language

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Region Burma, India
Ethnicity Mizo
Native speakers
20,000  (1994–2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 zyp
Glottolog zyph1238[2]

Zyphe (also Zophei, Zoptei, Vawngtu) is a Tibeto-Burman language originating in Burma and also spoken in India. It is spoken by 17,000 Burmese and 3,000 Indians.


  1. ^ Zyphe at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Zyphe". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.