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Teressa language

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Native to  India
Dialects  Bompoka
Native speakers  2,100 (2001 census)
ISO 639-3  tef
Region  Teressa (Luroo) and Bompoka Islands, Nicobars
Language family  Austroasiatic Nicobarese Chaura–Teressa Teressa

Teressa, or Taih-Long, is one of the Nicobarese languages spoken on the Nicobar Islands in India. Bompoka dialect (Pauhut) is distinct. As of 2001, there are 2,080 speakers.

Classification

Teressa belongs to the Nicobarese branch of the Austroasiatic languages in which it forms a subgroup with the Chaura language.

References

Teressa language Wikipedia


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