Pochuri is a member of the Angami-Pochuri branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family spoken mainly in southeast Nagaland in northeast India. There are also some Pochuri speakers in Ukhrul district of Manipur. According to the 2001 census, there are 17,000 speakers of Pochuri, which is also known as Pochuri Naga.

Pochuri alphabet and pronunciation

Pochuri alphabet and pronunciation


H is pronounced [ʔ] at the end of syllable.

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Sample text (Lord's Prayer)

  1. Jükenüh nohri kükhuo küsa vü hakümjie khuo luo: Hiri Pa rügi vü küpehwa: no kümtse nyowa tü küsiakeluo;
  2. Noh kükajiwa küru luo; azhih ha nga vi thajüwu vü kümüjie noh müshe saluo,
  3. Nosü nüh nosü avo hiri tsüluo,
  4. Nyuri nüh hiri vü müküle küsa hiri nüh noküja kümüjie, hiri nüh müküle saküsari nojatsüluo,
  5. Hiri vi kümüramüzhi lovü müthse tümü luo; thitü kümüsüwa vünüh hiri külole luo. Küpakenühnyunü kajipewa thi kükhra thi kütholawa tü küsuokürho noh zhi wiethuoh, Amen.

Source: https://www.bible.com/bible/1546/MAT.6.POCHBSI


  1. After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
  2. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.
  3. Give us this day our daily bread.
  4. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
  5. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

Source: https://www.bible.com/bible/1/MAT.6.kjv

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Information about the Pochuri language

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Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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