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Megam language

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Native to  Bangladesh
ISO 639-3  mef
Native speakers  6,900 (2000)
Glottolog  mega1243
Language family  Sino-Tibetan Brahmaputran Bodo–Koch Bodo–Garo Garo Megam

Megam is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Kalmakanda subdistrict, Netrokona district, Dhaka division, Bangladesh. It is most closely related to Garo, but has been strongly influenced by Khasian languages, to the extent that it is only 7–9% lexically similar to with A’beng, the neighboring Garo dialect, but 60% similar to the Khasian language Lyngngam.

References

Megam language Wikipedia


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