Maring language (India)

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Region Manipur
Ethnicity Maring Naga
Native speakers
48,000 (2001 census)[1]
  • Indo-Burman
    • Naga
      • Southern naga
        • Maring
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
nng – Maring proper
nkb – Khoibu
Glottolog mari1415[2]

Maring is a language spoken in India.

Maring is spoken by a group of people(the Maring tribe) that inhabits the southeastern district of Chandel Manipur and the northern border mountainous region of Tengnoupal subdivision, Chandel district, Manipur. It is also spoken by people who are scattered in different pockets of villages scattered across the state.


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