• Language: Mru
  • Alternate names: Murung, Mro, Mrung, Maru, Niopreng, Mro-Mru, Mroo, မရူ
  • Language code: mro
  • Language family: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Ngwi-Burmese, Mru (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 50,000 (population total, all countries)
  • Vulnerability: Vulnerable
  • Script: Latin script. Mro script, invented in 1980s.

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    Ethnically related to the Khumi. 5 linguistically distinct groups: Anok (largest and central) and Tshungma in the north, Domrong in the lowlands north of the Matamuri, Dopreng and Rumma in far south and into Arakan (Brauns and Loffler 1990). Traditional religion.

    Mru is spoken in India, Myanmar, Bangladesh, South Asia;Southeast Asia.