Mzieme language

Northern Zeme
Region Nagaland
Native speakers
29,000 (1997)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nme
Glottolog mzie1235[2]

Mzieme is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in India. It has been called Northern Zeme due to its lack of official recognition, but is not particularly close to Zeme.

Mzieme is spoken to the northeast of Zeme in Peren district, southeastern Nagaland, as well as in Senapati district, Manipur.


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

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