Lamkang language

Native to India, Burma
Region Manipur
Native speakers
40,000 + in India (2011 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lmk
Glottolog lamk1238[2]

Lamkang is one of the Naga tribes of Manipur, India, with one village in Burma. The Lamkangs are mostly settled in the southwest and southeastern parts of Manipur. The language is very much similar to Anal Naga, and has been influenced by Manipuri as the people have been acculturated.

Geographical distribution

Lamkang is spoken in the following locations (Ethnologue).

External links


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

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