Language:  Meitei Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

1,968,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

10

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Not Available

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Loi India 85,000 85,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Manipuri, Ponna Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 1,453,000 Hinduism 1.70 % 1.50 % 1
 Meitei Bangladesh 20,000 1,453,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
 Meitei India 1,422,000 1,453,000 Hinduism 1.07 % 28
Meitei (Manipur Muslim) India 196,000 196,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Meitei Bishnupriya India 1,300 1,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Meitei Kshatriya India 118,000 118,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 2
 Meitei Panan India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Meitei Thanga India 117,000 117,000 Hinduism 0.95 % 2
Thoubalkonou India 1,400 1,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  10           10     43
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Aimol India 2,900 2,900 Christianity 98.39 % -
 Brahmin India 58,307,000 62,164,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1166
 Chakma India 215,000 673,000 Buddhism 4.85 % 4
 Christian India 1,203,000 1,516,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Haomei India 66,000 66,000 Christianity 97.28 % -
 Illemei India 95,000 95,000 Christianity 99.22 % -
 Jew, South Asian India 6,000 6,900 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kharam India 1,100 1,100 Christianity 99.13 % -
 Koren India 1,800 1,800 Christianity 99.04 % -
 Lotha India 175,000 175,000 Christianity 99.22 % -
Mizo Lushai India 559,000 561,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Naga Tangkhul India 197,000 202,000 Christianity 98.08 % -
Poumai India 127,000 127,000 Christianity 99.00 % -
 Rongkup India 74,000 81,000 Buddhism 25.68 % -
 Rongmei India 98,000 98,000 Christianity 92.21 % -
 Shaikh India 84,587,000 232,851,000 Islam 0.00 % 1692
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,674,000 7,761,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 153
 Thadou India 215,000 215,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
 Vaiphei India 46,000 54,000 Christianity 99.23 % -
  Totals:  19           5     3,016

Language Alternate Names
Chakpa
Hindu Meitei
Kathe
Kathi
Loi (Chakpa)
Manipuri
Manipuri Muslim
Meetei
Meeteilon
Meitei Manipuri
Meiteilon
Meiteiron
Meithe
Meithei
Menipuri
Mitei
Mithe
Panal
Panan
Pangal
Pangal (Manipuri Muslim)
Pangan (Pangal)
Pang-gan
Ponna

Dialects
Loi
Mahato
Manipuri
Pangal
Pangan
Pang-gal

Dialect Alternate Names
Bishnupria: Manipuri
Bishnupriya
Bishnupuriya
Bisna Puriya
Chakpa
Kathe
Kathi
Manipuri
Manipuri Muslim
Meitei: Pangal
Meiteilon
Meiteiron
Meithe
Meithei
Meithei: Bishnupuriya
Menipuri
Mitei
Mithe
Muslim
Panal
Panan
Pangal: Muslim
Ponna
Tsimpshean

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1820-1995
New Testament 1827-1996
Complete Bible 1984-2019

Online / Mobile App Bibles
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Portions
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Meitei
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Father's Love Letter
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets