Native speakers
1,000 (2005)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3cth

Thaiphum (Thaiphum Chin) is a Southern Kuki-Chin language spoken in 4 villages of Matupi township, Chin State, Burma. Thaiphum is partially intelligible with neighboring languages, such as the Eastern Khumi varieties of Khenlak, Asang, and Rengcaa.[2] Thaiphum has 72%–75% lexical similarity with Eastern Khumi, 69%–71% with Khumi, 65%–68% with Mro-Khimi, and 66%–71% with Matu Chin.[2]


  1. ^ Thaiphum at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ a b "Myanmar". Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-10-10.