Dolakhae dialect

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Native to Nepal
Native speakers
unknown (5,600 cited 1988)[citation needed]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog dolk1238[1]

Dolakha Newar (called Dolakhae by speakers; also Dolkhali) is a divergent dialect of the Newari language (Nepal Bhasa) spoken in Dolakha District, outside the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal, by 5,645 Newa people as of 1988. Some speakers of Dolakha Newar can be found in Kathmandu for education or work.[2]


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Dolkhali". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ Genetti, Carol. A Grammar of Dolakha Newar. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2007