Nocte language

Native to India
Ethnicity Nocte
Native speakers
33,000 (2001 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 njb
Glottolog noct1238[2]

Nocte is a Naga language of northeastern India. Dialects are Khapa, Laju, and Ponthai (Lamlak), and alternate names include Borduria, Jaipuria, Mohongia, Namsangia, Nocte, Nokte, and Paniduria (Ethnologue).

Geographical distribution

According to Ethnologue, Nocte is spoken in the following locations.


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