|Ethnicity||Vaiphei or Mizo|
|42,748(Manipur), 2500 (Assam), 1000 (Meghalaya), 500 (Nagaland), 3000 (Mizoram); Total: 49,748 (2011 census)|
Vaiphei is a Kuki-Chin language of India spoken in Mizoram, Manipur, Assam, Meghalaya, and Tripura. The dialect spoken in Manipur exhibits a least partial mutual intelligibility with the other Mizo/Kukish dialects of the area including Thadou, Hmar, Paite, Simte, Kom and Gangte languages.
Vaiphei is spoken in more than 30 villages of Churachandpur district, southern Manipur (Ethnologue). There are also speakers in Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura.