Koki language

Koki Naga
Native to Burma
Native speakers
2,000 (2004)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nxk
Glottolog None

Koki (Konke, Kokak), or Koki Naga, is an unclassified Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Burma. Speakers are included under the wider Naga ethnicity.


Koki is currently unclassified within Tibeto-Burman. Ethnologue (21st edition) notes that Koki shares 19%–32% lexical similarity with Tangkhul Naga [ntx] in Myanmar, 23% with Akyaung Ari Naga [nqy], and 22%–24% with Jejara Naga [pzn].


It is spoken in 10 villages of southern Leshi Township, Hkamti District, Sagaing Region, Myanmar.


  1. Koki at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
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