The Meetei people (sometimes spelled Meetei or Meitei) are an ethnic group of Kangleipak (Manipur), one of the northeastern states of India.
The Meetei people speak Meeteilol, a Sino-Tibetan language. Among the Meetei's the ancestor of one of their clans manifested himself as Pakhangba, a mythical dragon.
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