Lingkhim

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A language of Nepal

Alternate Names
Saam
Location

Mechi Zone, Ilam district, Phikkal VDC.

Language Status

Unattested.

Other Comments

Little information exists to support Lingkhim’s identification as a distinct language. It may be a part of Saam [raq] (Hansson 1988:20–21; Hansson 1991:61, 85). The 2001 census reports 97 speakers of Lingkhim. Van Driem (2001:704) points out that Limkhim is a village in northern Bhojpur district, suggesting that this is an alternate name for Saam.