Angami is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Kohima district of Nagaland in the northeast of India by about 130,000 people. There are a number of dialects, including Khonoma and Tenyidie or Kohima, and also Dzüna, Kehena, Chakroma (Western Angami), Mima, Nali and Mozome. Tenyidie is the most prestigious of these dialects, and is used in publications and taught in schools.

Angami alphabet and pronunciation

Angami alphabet and pronunciation


Some consonants have allophones before ü [ə]: pü [pfə~fə], bü [bvə], mü [ɱə~ɱ̊ʰə]; kwü [kvə], khwü [kʰfə], gwü [ɡvə]), and rü [ɻ̩~ɚ]

Source: dictionary Giridhar.pdf

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