Amri language

Amri Karbi
Region Assam major in the district Kamrup , Meghalaya in the district Ri-Bhoi
Ethnicity Karbi people
Native speakers
130,000 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ajz
Glottolog amri1238[2]

Amri, or Amri Karbi, is spoken by the Karbi people of Assam and Meghalaya. Latin script is used for institutional practice, but authors use both Latin and Assamese script in various publications. The speakers consider their speech as a variety of the Karbi language.


Amri Karbi is spoken in the following locations in India (Ethnologue).


  1. Amri at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Amri Karbi". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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