Zeme
Zeliang
"Zeliang" written in Meitei script.jpg
"Zeliang" written in Meitei script
RegionAssam, Manipur, Nagaland.
EthnicityZeme Naga
Native speakers
100,736 (2011 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3nzm
Glottologzeme1240
ELPZeme Naga

Zeme (also called Empeo, Jeme, Kacha and Zemi[2]) is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in northeastern India. It is one of the dialects spoken by the Zeme Naga, the other being Mzieme.

Locations

Zeme (dialects: Paren, Njauna) is spoken in:[3]

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.
  2. ^ "Naga, Zeme". Ethnologue.
  3. ^ Ethnologue