Rengma
Southern Rengma
Native toIndia
RegionNagaland
EthnicityRengma Naga
Native speakers
65,328 (2011 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3nre
Glottologsout2732
ELPSouthern Rengma Naga

Rengma, or Southern Rengma, is an Angami–Pochuri language spoken in Nagaland, India.

Names

Alternate names and dialect names of Rengma include Injang, Moiyui, Mon, Mozhumi, Nzong, Nzonyu, Rengma, Rengma Naga, Southern Rengma, Unza and Western Rengma (Ethnologue).

Dialects

Ethnologue reports the following dialects of Rengma.

Tseminyu is the principal dialect main center. Southern Rengma and Northern Rengma are reportedly inherently unintelligible.

Geographical distribution

Ethnologue reports the following locations for Rengma.

References

  1. ^ "Statement 1: Abstract of speakers' strength of languages and mother tongues - 2011". www.censusindia.gov.in. Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 7 July 2018.