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Ngawn language

Ngawn Chin
RegionBurma
EthnicityQin/Cin/Chin
Native speakers
18,600 (2017)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3cnw
Glottologngaw1239

Ngawn or Ngawn Chin is a language spoken in Falam District, Chin State, and Kale District, Sagaing Region, Burma. There are 27 Ngawn villages in Falam township, Chin State.

Some Ngawn people also live in Tonzang Township, Chin State and Kalay, Kabaw, Sagaing Region.

Examples

Ngawn Chin English Myanmar
Dam cim? How are you? နေကောင်းလား
Tui Water ရေ
Pa (Pa aw) Father (Dad) အဖေ
Nu (Nu aw) Mother (Mom) အမေ
Hade Moon
Ni Sun နေ
Pathian God ဘုရား
Mei Fire မီး
Inn Home အိမ်
Lai Buu Book စာအုပ်
Saimun Khawdar Khawpual Zawngkong Vazang
Sihtui Kelkong Zawlnu Sialsih N.Munpi
Duhmang Ngamual Thutmual Bualkhaw Phaizawl
Farkhawm Tuisan New Suangpi Valung Khuangmual
Zawnglei Suangdo

Those villages are located in (Hualngo area and Zanniat area), Falam Township, Chin State. And those villages are founded by Ngawn people. Zawlpi village is a new one they founded in 2016 officially.

Lianhna Ṭiau
Kawlfang Niimzawl Zawlpi
Tuikhing Sialthawzang Kiimlai Mainuai Aungzua
Smikekwin Thayakone (W) Nanchaung Pyinkhonegyi Myaungsone
Sentaw Santa (W) Kalay

Ngawn People Have Some Organizations

1. Ngawn Pawlkompi (Ngawn Union)
2. Ngawn Youth Association (N.Y.A)
3. Ngawn Students Fellowship (N.S.F)
4. Ngawn Social & Culture Committee
5. Ngawn Literature Committee
6. Ngawn Bible Committee
7. Global Ngawn Community (GNC)

References

  1. ^ Ngawn Chin at Ethnologue (25th ed., 2022) Closed access icon
  2. ^ Piannak Saimun. Chin State,Myanmar: Pu Sang Tin Khuai. 2013.
  3. ^ The Chin Hill, Vol. I & II. Tack & Carry.
  4. ^ Ngawn Land Map. Chin State, Myanmar: Pu Sang Tin Khuai. 2014.
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