Nga La language

Nga La
Matu Chin
Region Burma, India
Ethnicity Matupi
Native speakers
40,000 (2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 hlt
Glottolog ngal1291[2]

Nga La, also known as Matu Chin (Matupi) and Haltu, is a Kukish language spoken in Matupi township, Chin State, Burma, and also in Mizoram, India.


Ethnologue lists the following dialects of Matu Chin. Matu of Mizoram, India is reportedly not intelligible with Matu varieties in Myanmar.


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

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