Makyan language

Makyan Naga
Native to Burma
Native speakers
4,000 (2008)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 umn
Glottolog maky1235[2]

Makyan Naga (Lasam, Macham Naga, Makyam, Pongnyun) is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Burma. It is closely related to other Konyak languages.

Makyan is spoken in 13 villages of northeast Lahe Township and Hkamti Township, Sagaing Division, Myanmar (Ethnologue). Main dialect variation is between the western Makyan villages and Kuku villages.


  1. Makyan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Makyan Naga". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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