Koro language (India)

Spoken in

  • Sino-Tibetan Tibetobirmanisch




Koro is a language that is spoken in a few villages in the Himalayan district of East Kameng lying in northeastern India state of Arunachal Pradesh. The belonging to the Tibeto-Burman languages ​​Koro is spoken by only about 4,000 people and was only discovered in 2008 in the wake of the investigation of the Tibeto-Burman language Aka also of linguists under the Enduring Voices project.

The speakers of Koro belong to the tribal people of the Aka. Therefore, their language was maintained (even by the speakers themselves) for a dialect belonging to the hrusischen languages ​​Aka language. However, according to the latest results of the linguist the endangered language differs fundamentally from the dominant in the distribution area Aka and also differs from all other Tibeto-Burman languages.

Koro has not been transliterated and is considered highly endangered language.


  • Single language
  • Endangered language
  • Tibeto-Burman languages