Bhujel language

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RegionTanahu District, Nepal
Native speakers
22,000 (2011 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3byh

Bhujel, also called Bujhyal, is a Chepangic language spoken in central Nepal. It is a semi-tonal language, employing a complex array of affixes.

Geographical distribution[edit]

Bhujel is spoken in the following villages of Nepal (Ethnologue).


Ethnologue lists the following dialects of Bhujel.

  • Kulmun
  • Arthumpka
  • Andimul
  • Baniyatar
  • Beltar
  • Dhodeni
  • Chanaute


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