Dotyali

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A language of Nepal

Alternate Names
Dotali, Doteli
Population

788,000 in Nepal (2011 census).

Location

Mahakali Zone, Baitadi, Dadeldhura, north Kanchanpur, south Daichula districts; Seti Zone, Doti, north Kailali, southwest Bajhang districts. Small area in Bheri Zone.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Nepali [npi] and Kumaoni [kfy]. A member of macrolanguage Nepali [nep].

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Very positive attitudes.

Language Development
Poetry. Magazines. Radio programs. TV. Dictionary. Grammar.
Writing

Devanagari script [Deva].

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