A'tong facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsA'tong
|Native to||India, Nepal|
|Region||India, region of Assam|
|Native speakers||(15,000 cited 1920s)|
|Official language in||No official status|
The language will possibly become more mixed with the Abeng dialect of Garo and Bengali. Many children can speak Abeng before starting school, but most speakers also have good proficiency in Bengali.
They are reckoned by themselves and other Garos to be Garos, but the languages are not mutually intelligible with Garo. The speakers of A’tong are mostly Christian peasants.
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