Chiru language

Native to India
Region scattered through Manipur, Nagaland
Native speakers
7,000 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 cdf
Glottolog chir1283[2]

Chiru (Chhori) is a Kukish language of India. The Chiru population numbers approximately 7,000.

Geographical distribution

Chiru is spoken in the following locations of Northeast India (Ethnologue).


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

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