Definition of Mishmi in English:

Mishmi

Pronunciation /ˈmɪʃmi/

noun

  • 1A member of a hill-dwelling people inhabiting Arunachal Pradesh and parts of Assam in north-eastern India.

  • 2Any of a number of Tibeto-Burman languages of the Mishmis.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Asiatic Research. From Assamese Mishmi, of uncertain origin.