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Khongso /khçη√so√/ is an SVO Tibeto-Burman language spoken by between two and three thousand speakers in Paletwa Township, Southern Chin State, Myanmar (Dryer 2008, Wright 2009). The speakers live in 17 villages primarily along the Michaung River (see Figure 1).1 Khongso is mutually intelligible with Anu, which has a population of 700 and is spoken west of the Khongso area (So-Hartmann 1988, Wright 2009, Lewis, Simons & Fennig 2016). The ISO code for Khongso and Anu is anl and the glottolog code is anuu1241.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)521-540
Number of pages20
JournalJournal of the International Phonetic Association
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 30 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Anthropology
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Speech and Hearing


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