Dumi language

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Region Khotang district, Nepal
Native speakers
2,500  (2009)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 dus

Dumi is a Kiranti language spoken in the area around the Tap and Rava rivers and their confluence in Khotang district, Nepal.


  1. ^ Dumi at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  • van Driem, George. 1988. 'The verbal morphology of Dumi Rai simplicia', Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, 11 (1): 134-207.
  • van Driem, George. 1989. 'Reflexes of the Tibeto-Burman *<-t> directive suffix in Dumi Rai', pp. 157–167 in David Bradley, Eugénie Henderson and Martine Mazaudon, eds., Prosodic Analysis and Asian Linguistics: To Honour R.K. Sprigg. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • van Driem, George. 1993. A Grammar of Dumi. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

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