Zyphe language

Zyphe (also spelled Zophei) is a Kuki-Chin language spoken primarily in Thantlang township, Chin State, Myanmar, and also spoken in India. It is spoken by 17,000 Burmese and 3,000 Indians. There are 2 dialects, east Zyphe and west Zyphe.

RegionMyanmar, India
Native speakers
(20,000 cited 1994–2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3zyp


  1. ^ Zyphe at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Zyphe". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.