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Haflong Hindi

Haflong Hindi:

Some linguists feel pushing the standardised Hindi as a compulsory subject in school could affect Haflong Hindi speaking communities in the state.

  • Haflong Hindi is the bridge language of Dima Hasao district of Assam.
  • It stemmed from Hindi and includes vocabulary from several other languages, such as Assamese, Bengali, Dimasa and Zeme Naga.
  • It is named after Haflong, which is the headquarters of Dima Hasao district.
  • Haflong Hindi follows the Tibeto-Burman grammar, not the Hindi grammar, and has lexical additions from Nepali and Bengali.
  • It has a generic plural marker and does not use numbers as in Hindi.