Sengmai language

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Sengmai
Native toIndia
RegionManipur
Native speakers
extinct[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottologseng1275[2]

Sengmai is an extinct Sino-Tibetan language of Manipur, India. It belongs to the Luish branch, and is most closely related to the Andro language of Manipur. Sengmai speakers have since shifted to Meithei.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matisoff, James A. 2013. Re-examining the genetic position of Jingpho: putting flesh on the bones of the Jingpho/Luish relationship. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 36(2). 1–106.
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Sengmai". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.