Marma is a member of the Lolo-Burmese branch of the Tibeto-Burman language family. It is spoken by about 180,600 people in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh, particularly in Rangamati, Bandarban and Khagrachari districts. It is considered one of the dialects of Arakanese, along with Ramree and Sandowa.
Marma is written with a version the Burmese alphabet
Text carved by Tim Brookes of endangeredalphabets.com
Information about the Marma language and people
Achang, Arakanese, Balti, Bisu, Drung, Hajong, Hani, Hmar, Jingpho, Lahu, Lepcha, Lhomi, Lipo, Lisu, Magar, Manipuri, Marma, Mro, Naxi, Newar, Nusu, Pahari, Tangkhul Naga, Tujia, Yi, Yolmo
Aiton, Arakanese, Burmese, Eastern Pwo Karen, Jingpho, Khamti, Marma, Palaung, Pa'O, S'gaw Karen, Tai Laing, Tai Phake, Western Pwo
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