Bote-Darai language

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Not to be confused with Majhi language.
Bote-Darai
Native to Nepal
Ethnicity 23,000 (no date)[1]
Native speakers
20,000  (2011 census)[1]
Indo-European
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
bmj – Bote-Majhi
dry – Darai
Glottolog bote1238  (Bote-Majhi)[2]
dara1250  (Darai)[3]

Bote (Bote-Majhi) and Darai are mutually intelligible tribal dialects of Nepal that are close to Danwar Rai but otherwise unclassified. Speakers are rapidly shifting to Nepali.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bote-Majhi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Darai at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Bote-Majhi". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Darai". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.