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Amri language

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Ethnicity  Karbi people
ISO 639-3  ajz
Native speakers  130,000 (2003)
Glottolog  amri1238
Region  Assam major in the district Kamrup , Meghalaya in the district Ri-Bhoi
Language family  Sino-Tibetan Kukish ? Mikir Amri

Amri, or Amri Karbi, is spoken by the Karbi people of Assam and Meghalaya. Latin script is used for institutional practice, but authors use both Latin and Assamese script in various publications. The speakers consider their speech as a variety of the Karbi language.

Locations

Amri Karbi is spoken in the following locations in India (Ethnologue).

  • Kamrup district, Assam (south of the Brahmaputra River): Chandubi, Loharghat, Rani block, Jalukbari, Pandu, Basbistha, Panikhaith, Jorabat, Sonapur, Khetri, and Kahi Kusi
  • Ri-Bhoi district, Meghalaya: Nongpoh area, Barni Hat, and Umling
  • References

    Amri language Wikipedia


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