Debbarma

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Debbarma-Tiprasa is a generic term applied to a number of ethnic groups, predominantly in Tripura state, India, speaking Tibeto-Burman languages or claiming a common ancestry. Debbarma language, one of the languages spoken by this group.

Debbarma is the surname of Tripuri Clan from tripura or the title generally used by the Kokborok-speaking (Tibeto-Burmese) Tripuri people, the indigenous people of Tripura, a state in India. This is one of the cases where use of a surname reflects ethnic or community membership. The Debbarmas are the majority communities of a state called tripura till the Princely state tripura merged with Indian territory.

The variations of "Debbarma" include Debbarma, Deb Barma, Deb Burman, Dev Burman, Dev Barma, Dev Varman and Devvarman.

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  • Tiprasa - Debbarma,Tripura, Jamatia, Bru (Reangs), Mogs, Uchai,Kuki,Noatia, Kalai, Halam, Rupini, Murasing,Roaza, Hrangkhawl, Kaipeng etc.

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