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Meetei
Manipuri, Meithei, Meetei
ꯃꯤꯇꯩꯂꯣꯟ
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Region Northeast India, Bangladesh, Myanmar
Ethnicity Meetei
Native speakers 1.25 million (2010) to 1.5 million  (2001 census)e18
Language family
Sino-Tibetan
  • Meetei
Writing system Bengali alphabet (current)
Latin alphabet (to a lesser extent)
Meetei alphabet (historical)
Official status
Official language in (Manipur)
Linguist List omp Old Manipuri

Meetei (also known as Manipuri) is the main language spoken in Manipur.


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