Chothe language

Chothe Naga
Native to India
Region Manipur, Nagaland
Ethnicity Chothe
Native speakers
3,600 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nct
Glottolog chot1239[2]

Chothe (Chothe Naga, Chawte, Kyao) is a Kukish language of India. It may be intelligible with Aimol.[1]

Geographical distribution

Chothe is spoken in the following locations (Ethnologue). The "purest" Chothe is reported to be spoken in Purum Khullen (Ethnologue).


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

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