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Selected languages: Ao
UPSID number: 2512
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Kuki-Naga
The languages has 20 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Ao is spoken in northestern Nagaland central, Mokochung, Assam in India.
Sources: Gowda, K.S.G. 1972. Ao-Naga Phonetic Reader. Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore. Gowda, K.S.G. 1975. Ao Grammar. Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.