Zeme language

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RegionAssam, Manipur, Nagaland.
EthnicityZeme Naga
Native speakers
100,736 (2011 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3nzm

Zeme (also called Empeo, Jeme, Kacha and Zemi[2]) is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in northeastern India. It is one of the dialects spoken by the Zeme Naga, the other being Mzieme.


Zeme (dialects: Paren, Njauna) is spoken in:[3]


  1. "Statement 1: Abstract of speakers' strength of languages and mother tongues - 2011". www.censusindia.gov.in. Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  2. "Naga, Zeme". Ethnologue.
  3. Ethnologue

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