Saihriem language

Native to India
Region Cachar District of Assam
Ethnicity Faihriem
Native speakers
500–700 (2011)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog syri1242[2]

The Saihriem (Faihriem, Syriem) language is spoken by a mixture of the Faihriem people and neighbouring peoples such as the Aimol, Kuki, Vaiphei, in four villages in Dwarbond Block of Cachar District, Assam. It is critically endangered. It belongs to the Kukish branch of the Tibeto-Burman family of languages.[1]


  1. 1 2 Syriem numerals
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Syriem". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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