War language

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War Jaintia
Native to India, Bangladesh
Region Meghalaya, India, Sylhet, Bangladesh
Native speakers
67,558 (2003-2011 census)[1][2]
Austroasiatic
Language codes
ISO 639-3 aml
Glottolog warj1242[3]

War Jaintia (also spelled Waar),[4] War-Jaintia or Amwi is an Austroasiatic language spoken by about 16,000 people in Bangladesh and 51,000 people in India.

References

  1. ^ "Statement 1: Abstract of speakers' strength of languages and mother tongues - 2011". www.censusindia.gov.in. Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2018-07-07. 
  2. ^ "War-Jaintia". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2018-07-10. 
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "War-Jaintia". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ "Codes for the Representation of Names of Languages". 


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