War language

Region Bangladesh, India
Native speakers
42,000 (2001–2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 aml
Glottolog warj1242[2]

War (also spelled Waar), Waray,[3] War-Jaintia or Amwi is an Austroasiatic language spoken by about 16,000 people in Bangladesh and 26,000 people in India.[1]


  1. 1 2 War at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "War-Jaintia". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. "Codes for the Representation of Names of Languages".

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