Purum language

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Purum
Kharam
Native to India
Region Manipur
Ethnicity Purum people, Kharam people
Native speakers
1,900 (2000 – 2001 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
kfw – Kharam Naga
pub – Purum Naga
Glottolog puru1266  (Purum)[2]
puru1262  (bookkeeping, with bibliography)[3]
khar1288  (Kharam Naga)[4]

Purum and Kharam (Purum and Kharam Naga) constitute a Kukish language of India.

Geographical distribution[edit]

Purum is spoken in Phaijol, Laikot, Thuisenpai, and Kharam Pallen villages of Senapati district, Manipur (Ethnologue).

Kharam Naga is spoken in the following locations of Manipur (Ethnologue).

  • Senapati district: Purumlikli, Purumkhulen, Purumkhunou, Waicheiphai, and Moibunglikli villages
  • Chandel district: Lamlang Huipi, Chandanpokpi, Khongkhang Chothe, Loirang Talsi, Salemthar, Zat’lang, and New Wangparan villages

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kharam Naga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Purum Naga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Purum". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Purum Naga". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Kharam Naga". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.