Mro language

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Native to Burma
Ethnicity Mro people
Native speakers
75,000 (2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 cmr
Glottolog mroc1235[2]

Mro, also Mro-Khimi or Mro Chin, is a Kukish language of Burma.

Geographical distribution

Mro is spoken in the following townships of Myanmar (Ethnologue).


There are 4 main dialects of Mro (Ethnologue).

  • Arang (Ahraing Khami, Areung, Aroeng)
  • Xengna (Hrengna)
  • Xata
  • Vakung (Wakun, Wakung)

Vakung is the most widely spoken and understood dialect


  1. Mro at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Mro Chin". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>