Chokri language

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Chokri leads here. For Arabic-based name Chokri, see Shukri
Chokri
Native to India
Region Nagaland
Ethnicity Chakhesang Naga
Native speakers
84,000 (2001 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nri
Glottolog chok1243[2]

Chokri, or Eastern Angami, is one of three languages spoken by the Chakhesang Naga of Phek district, Nagaland state, India.[1] Cheswezumi is main Chokri village in Nagaland. There are also some Chokri speakers located in Senapati district, Manipur.[1] In 1991 it was estimated there were 20,000 native Chokri speakers.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Chokri at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Chokri Naga". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Bielenberg, Brian; Zhalie, Nienu (Fall 2001). "Chokri (Phek Dialect): Phonetics and Phonology" (PDF). Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area. 24 (2): 85–122. Retrieved 28 December 2016.