Language:  Meitei

Estimated Global Speakers

2,008,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

10

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(10 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Loi India 100,000
 Manipuri, Ponna Myanmar (Burma) 12,000
 Meitei Bangladesh 29,000
Meitei (Manipur Muslim) India 231,000
Meitei Bishnupriya India 1,500
Meitei Kshatriya India 140,000
 Meitei Panan India 14,000
Meitei Thanga India 138,000
 Meitei unspecified India 1,399,000
Thoubalkonou India 1,600
  Totals:  10     10
Secondary Language
(54 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Ahom India 1,573,000
 Aimol India 3,500
 Anal India 26,000
 Arleng India 585,000
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India 3,119,000
 Bania Agarwal India 5,679,000
 Bania Agrahari India 379,000
 Bania unspecified India 16,643,000
 Bhotia India 133,000
 Bhotia Sikkim India 81,000
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,837,000
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,584,000
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 5,016,000
 Brahmin Radhi India 1,866,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,129,000
 Chakhesang India 183,000
 Chakma India 255,000
 Christian India 1,467,000
 Deori India 61,000
 Garo (A-chik Mande) India 1,277,000
 Haomei India 77,000
 Hmar India 114,000
 Illemei India 112,000
 Jew, South Asian India 7,000
 Kharam India 1,300
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,454,000
 Kom India 21,000
 Koren India 2,200
 Kuki Chin India 157,000
 Lamkang India 9,200
 Lotha India 206,000
Maring India 32,000
 Mizo India 168,000
Mizo Lushai India 659,000
 Naga India 22,000
 Naga Tangkhul India 232,000
 Paite (Christian traditions) India 93,000
Paite Simte India 9,100
 Pnar India 324,000
 Poumai India 150,000
 Rabha India 430,000
 Rongkup India 78,000
 Rongmei India 115,000
 Santal (Sawntal) India 8,872,000
Shabar India 618,000
 Shaikh unspecified India 70,439,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 8,117,000
 Thadou India 253,000
Thangal India 4,600
 Tipera India 800,000
 Tiwa India 298,000
 Vaiphei India 53,000
 Zeliang India 121,000
 Zou India 29,000
  Totals:  54     17

Language Alternate Names
Chakpa
Hindu Meitei
Kathe
Kathi
Loi (Chakpa)
Manipuri
Manipuri Muslim
Meetei
Meeteilon
Meitei Manipuri
Meiteilon
Meiteiron
Meithe
Meithei
Menipuri
Mitei
Mithe
Panal
Panan
Pangal
Pangal (Manipuri Muslim)
Pangan (Pangal)
Pang-gan
Ponna

Dialects
Hindu Meitei
Loi
Mahato
Manipuri
Meitei
Pangal
Pangan
Pang-gal

Dialect Alternate Names
Bishnupria: Manipuri
Bishnupriya
Bishnupuriya
Bisna Puriya
Chakpa
Kathe
Kathi
Manipuri
Manipuri Muslim
Meitei: Pangal
Meiteilon
Meiteiron
Meithe
Meithei
Meithei: Bishnupuriya
Menipuri
Mitei
Mithe
Muslim
Panal
Panan
Pangal: Muslim
Ponna
Tsimpshean


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1820-1995
New Testament 1827-1996
Complete Bible 1984-2019

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