Khasic languages

Meghalaya and Bangladesh
Linguistic classification:


  • Khasi–Palaungic
    • Khasic
Glottolog: khas1268[1]



The Khasic or Khasian languages are a family of Austroasiatic languages spoken in the northeastern Indian state Meghalaya and neighbouring areas of Bangladesh. They consist of:

Paul Sidwell (2011) suggests that Khasian is closely related to Palaungic, forming a Khasi–Palaungic branch.


  1. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Khasian". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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