Matu
Matupi Chin
RegionBurma, India
EthnicityMatupi
Native speakers
30,000 (2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3hlt
Glottologngal1291

Matu, also known as Matu Chin (Matupi) is a Kuki-Chin-Mizo language spoken in Matupi township, Chin State, Burma, and also in Mizoram, India by the Matu people. The "Matu/Batu" dialect is the most common used dialect in Matupi(formerly known as Batupuei), and is the official language of Matupi township other than Bamar or Burmese language, which is the official language of Myanmar.

Dialects

Ethnologue lists the following dialects of Matupi, Chinstate. Matu from Mizoram, India is reportedly not intelligible with various tribal ethnicities of Matupi in Myanmar.

References

  1. ^ Matu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)