Daai language

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Daai
RegionBurma
EthnicityDaai Chin
Native speakers
37,000 (2010)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3dao
Glottologdai1236[2]

Daai (Daai Chin), which borders the Mün and Ütbü language groups, is a Kuki-Chin language of Burma. It is spoken in 142 villages in Kanpetlet, Matupi, Mindat, and Paletwa townships in Chin State, Burma (Ethnologue).

Dialects[edit]

Ethnologue lists the following dialects of Daai Chin.

  • Ngxang
  • Nghngilo (Yang)
  • Ma-Tu
  • Shiip
  • Duk-Msang
  • Kheng
  • Mkui

References[edit]

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