Dolakhae dialect

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Native to Nepal
Native speakers
(5,600 cited 1988)[citation needed]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog east2773[1]

Dolakha Newa (called Dolakhae by speakers; also Dolkhali), or Eastern Newa, is a divergent dialect of the Newar 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. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Eastern Newari". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ .Carol Genetti. A Grammar of Dolakha Newar. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2007