Songlai language

Region Burma
Native speakers
7,300 (2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 csj
Glottolog None

Songlai (Songlai Chin) is a Kuki-Chin language of Burma. It is 90% lexically similar to Laitu Chin, but not mutually intelligible. Dialects are Doitu, Hettui, Mang Um (Song), and Lai.

Geographical distribution

Songlai is spoken along the Laymyo or Phunglaung river in the following townships of western Burma (Ethnologue).


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

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