|Region||Cachar District of Assam|
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.
- 1999, Robin D. Tribhuwan, Preeti R. Tribhuwan, Tribal dances of India ( Encyclopaedic profile of Indian tribes, volume 1), page 117: […] 21 clans. They are Biete, Changsan, Chawrai, Darngawn, Faihriem, […] and Zote. The past tradition suggests that each clan had a dialect of its own but nowadays a common dialect used by the Hmar people was developed by Christian missionaries