• Language: Chukwa
  • Alternate names: Cukwa Ring, Pohing, Pohing Kha
  • Language code: cuw
  • Language family: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Western Tibeto-Burman, Himalayan, Kiranti, Eastern (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 5
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Unwritten.

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    Linguistically between Kulung-Nachering-Sangpang and Meohang-Saam (Hansson 1991), but there is no supporting data. The Chukwa claim a close linguistic and ethnic affiliation with Saam (See: [[Saam]]); they say that their language is very different from Kulung (See: [[Kulung]]), although Van Driem (2001) lists Chukwa as a subgroup of Kulung. Traditional religion, Hindu.

    Chukwa is spoken in Nepal, South Asia.