Leinong language

Htang Ngan
Native to Burma
Native speakers
7,000 (2008)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lzn
Glottolog lein1237[2]

Leinong Naga, or Htang Ngan, is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Burma. Leinong Naga is spoken in about 25 villages of Lahe Township and northwestern Hkamti Township, Naga Self-Administered Zone (formerly administered as part of Hkamti District), Sagaing Division, Myanmar (Ethnologue). Dialects are Yao Dyang (Northern Leinong, Zau Dyang) and Southern Leinong (Ethnologue).


  1. Leinong at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Leinong Naga". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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