Zyphe language

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Region Myanmar, India
Ethnicity Mizo
Native speakers
(20,000 cited 1994–2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 zyp
Glottolog zyph1238[2]

Zyphe (also spelled Zophei) is a Kuki-Chin language spoken primarily in Thantlang township, Chin State, Myanmar, and also spoken in India. It is spoken by 17,000 Burmese and 3,000 Indians. There are 2 dialects, east Zyphe and west Zyphe.


  1. ^ Zyphe at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Zyphe". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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