Sakachep
Khelma/Achep
RegionIndia
EthnicityKhelma (Sakachep)
Native speakers
5,000 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3sch
Glottologsaka1283

Sakachep also known as Khelma, is a Central Kuki-Chin-Mizo language of Northeast India. Dialects are Khelma, Thangachep, and Sakachep (Ethnologue). VanBik (2009)[2] classifies Sakachep as closely related to Hmar.

Geographical distribution

Ethnologue reports the following locations for Sakachep.

References

  1. ^ Sakachep at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ VanBik, Kenneth. 2009. Proto-Kuki-Chin: A Reconstructed Ancestor of the Kuki-Chin-Mizo Languages. STEDT Monograph 8. ISBN 0-944613-47-0.