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Encyclopedia > Tenyidie language
Angami
Spoken in: India 
Region: Nagaland
Total speakers: 109,000 (1997)
Language family: Sino-Tibetan
 Tibeto-Burman
  Kuki-Chin-Naga
   Angami
Language codes
ISO 639-1: none
ISO 639-2: sit
ISO 639-3: njm

Angami (also: Gnamei, Ngami, Tsoghami, Tsugumi, Monr, Tsanglo, Tendydie) is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Naga Hills in the northeastern part of India. Nagaland (Hindi: नागालैंड)   Nagaland is a vibrant hill state located in the far northeastern part of India. ... Current distribution of Human Language Families A language family is a group of related languages said to have descended from a common proto-language. ... The Sino-Tibetan languages form a putative language family composed of Chinese and the Tibeto-Burman languages, including some 250 languages of East Asia. ... The Tibeto-Burman family of languages (often considered a sub-group of the Sino-Tibetan language family) is spoken in various central and south Asian countries, including Myanmar (Burma), northern Thailand, and parts of Western China (Tibet Autonomous Region, Qinghai (Amdo), Gansu, Yunnan, Guizhou, Sichuan, Hunan), Nepal, Bhutan, India (Himachal... ISO 639-1 is the first part of the ISO 639 international-standard language-code family. ... ISO 639-2 is the second part of the ISO 639 standard, which lists codes for the representation of the names of languages. ... ISO 639-3 is in process of development as an international standard for language codes. ... Articles with similar titles include the NATO phonetic alphabet, which has also informally been called the “International Phonetic Alphabet”. For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words, see IPA chart for English. ... Phonetics (from the Greek word φωνή, phone meaning sound, voice) is the study of the sounds of human speech. ... Unicode is an industry standard designed to allow text and symbols from all of the writing systems of the world to be consistently represented and manipulated by computers. ... Sino-Tibetan languages form a language family of about 250 languages of East Asia, in number of speakers worldwide second only to Indo-European. ... Naga hills, reaching a height of around 3825 meters, lie on the border of India and Myanmar. ...


There are several dialects, the most prominent being Chokri (Chakroma, Western Angami), Khonoma, and Kohima, others include Dzuna, Kehena, Mima, Nali, Mozome, Tengima, Tenyidie (Tenyidye). Kohima is the hilly capital of Indias north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Burma. ...


See also

The Tibetan language is spoken primarily by the Tibetan people who live across a wide area of eastern Central Asia bordering South Asia, as well as by large number of Tibetan refugees all over the world. ...

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