Kheza language

Pronunciation Kuz-ha
Native to India
Region Nagaland
Ethnicity Chakhesang
Native speakers
41,625 (2011 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nkh
Glottolog khez1235[2]

Khezha Naga or Kuzha Naga, is another major language of Chakhesang community of Phek District in the eastern part of Nagaland, India. It is also spoken in few places in the western part of Ukhrul District in Manipur State, India.

Further reading

  • Kapfo, Kedutso. 1993. A Descriptive Analysis of Khezha. University of Mysore. (Doctoral dissertation);
  • Kapfo, Kedutso. 2004. The Ethnology of the Khezhas &Khezha grammar. Mysore: Central Institute of Indian Languages. 410pp.


  1. "Statement 1: Abstract of speakers' strength of languages and mother tongues - 2011". Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2018-07-07.
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Khezha Naga". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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