India is a land of many languages; there are 31 individual languages with at least one million speakers. Hindi is one of the two official languages of the Government of India; English is the second "language of the Union". There is also a large number of official local languages; Mizo is one of them.

It often happens that a particular language is associated with a specific Indian state. In this case the state is Mizoram, located within India's northeast old-Assam region, with Aizawl as its seat of government and capital city. The name of the state is derived from "Mizo", the name of the inhabitants as well as the language, and "Ram", which in the Mizo language means "land.” Mizoram shares borders with three other Indian states, Tripura, Assam and Manipu and has a border with the neighbouring countries of Bangladesh and Myanmar. The picture illustrates some young Mizo speakers wearing their Mizoram traditional dress.

Mizo belongs to the Tibeto-Burman family of languages. In common with some other Asian languages, such as Chinese, the Mizo language is tonal. The grammar is fairly simple: Mizo has no grammatical gender and it has no articles (like the words "the" and "a" in English). There are around 850,000 native speakers of Mizo -- about three times the number of Icelandic speakers.

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Miso: A Japanese seasoning

Mizon: A Korean brand of beauty products

Mezo: A board game

Mizo: An official language of an Indian state

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