Moran language

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Native to India
Region Assam
Extinct ca. 1900
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog None

Moran (Morān) is an extinct Sino-Tibetan language spoken in India related to Bodo. It was one of the indigenous languages of the Assam Valley, and the first people conquered by the invading Ahom. The name reportedly means 'forest dweller'. It was nearly extinct by 1900.[1]


  1. ^ PRT Gurdon, 1903, "The Morāns", Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, vol. 72, no. 1, p 36 ff

External links

  • Moran at Brahmaputra Studies Database

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