Baram language

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Ethnicity7,400 (2001 census)[1]
Native speakers
160 (2011 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3brd

Baram (Baraamu, Bhramu) is a critically endangered Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Nepal. Speakers are shifting to Nepali. Dialects are Dandagaun and Mailung.


Baram is spoken in Dandagaun and Mailung VDCs in central and southern Gorkha District, Gandaki Zone, and in Takhu village up the Doraundi Khola (east side above Chorgate, near Kumhali) (Ethnologue). There are possibly about 7 villages in Dhading District.


  1. ^ a b Baram at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Baraamu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.