Chothe language

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Chothe Naga
Native toIndia
RegionManipur, Nagaland
Native speakers
3,600 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3nct

Chothe (Chothe Naga, Chawte, Kyao) is a Naga language of India. It may be intelligible with Aimol.[1]

Geographical distribution[edit]

Chothe is spoken in the following locations (Ethnologue). The "purest" Chothe is reported to be spoken in Purum Khullen (Ethnologue).


  1. ^ a b Chothe at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ DeLancey, Scott; Krishna Boro; Linda Konnerth1; Amos Teo. 2015. Tibeto-Burman Languages of the Indo-Myanmar borderland. 31st South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable, 14 May 2015
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Chothe". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.