Hmar is a member of the Mizo branch of the Tibeto-Burman language family. It is spoken in Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram in northeast India. According to the 2011 Indian census, there are 240,000 Hmar speakers, the majority of whom live in Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram.

Hmar is taught at some schools in Assam, Manipur and Mizoram, and at universities in Assam and Manipur.

Hmar alphabet and pronunciation

Hmar alphabet and pronunciation

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Information about Hmar

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Tibeto-Burman languages

Achang, Arakanese, Balti, Bisu, Chocha Ngacha, Drung, Hajong, Hani, Hmar, Jingpho, Lashi, Lepcha, Lhao Vo, Lhomi, Lisu, Magar, Manipuri, Mro, Naxi, Newar, Nusu, Pahari, Tangkhul Naga, Tujia, Yolmo, Zaiwa

Languages written with the Bengali/Assamese alphabet

Atong, Bengali, Bishnupriya Manipuri, Bodo, Bhumij, Chittagonian, Garo, Hajong, Karbi, Kharia, Khasi, Koch, Kokborok, Kurmali, Malto, Manipuri, Mundari, Noakhailla, Rangpuri, Sadri, Santali, Sylheti, Toto, Tanchangya

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