Kachari language

Region Assam, India
Native speakers
59,000 (1997)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 xac
Glottolog kach1279[2]

Kachari (or Cachari) is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Assam, India.

Geographic distribution

Kachari is spoken in 16 villages total in North Cachar Hills district, Assam, and Dimapur and Dhansiri administrative circles of Kohima district, Nagaland.


Kachari's word order is subject–object–verb.


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

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