Na dialect

Region Assam
Native speakers
1,500 estimate for year 2000 (1997)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nbt
Glottolog naaa1245[2]

Na (Nah) is a dialect of Bangni, a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in India.[3]

Na is spoken in 9 villages of Taksing Circle, Upper Subansiri District, Arunachal Pradesh (Pertin 1994:1). There are 4 clans, namely Chedar, Hafi, Tisi, and Hari.


  1. Na at Ethnologue (15th ed., 2005)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Na". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. Post, Mark W. (2013). Defoliating the Tani Stammbaum: An exercise in areal linguistics. Paper presented at the 13th Himalayan Languages Symposium. Canberra, Australian National University, Aug 9.

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