Dumi language

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Region Khotang district, Nepal
Native speakers
7,600 (2011 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 dus
Glottolog dumi1241[2]

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 (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Dumi". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  • 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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