Danwar language

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Danuwar Children.jpg
Native to Nepal
Native speakers
32,000  (2001 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 dhw
Glottolog dhan1265[2]

Danuwar, also known as Rai, is a language spoken in parts of Nepal by an Indo-Aryan ethnic group of fifty thousand. It is an unclassified Indo-Aryan language, and is not related to the Rai languages of the Tibeto-Burman family.


  1. ^ Danuwar at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Dhanwar (Nepal)". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.