Chiru language

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Native to India
Region scattered through Manipur, Nagaland
Native speakers
7,000 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 cdf
Glottolog chir1283[2]

Chiru (Chhori) is a Kuki-Chin language of India. The Chiru population numbers approximately 7,000.

Geographical distribution[edit]

Chiru is spoken in the following locations of Northeast India (Ethnologue).


  1. ^ Chiru at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Chiru". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.