Puimei language

Native to India
Region Manipur, Assam
Native speakers
3,000 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 npu
Glottolog (insufficiently attested or not a distinct language)

Puimei, or Puimei Naga, is a Naga language of Assam and Manipur, India. It is sometimes counted as a dialect of Inpui Naga, despite being completely unintelligble.


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

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