Seke

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A language of Nepal

Population

700 (2002 SIL).

Location

Dhaulagiri Zone, Mustang district, Chuksang, Tsaile, Tangbe, Tetang, and Gyakar villages; Jomsom and Pokhara.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality (2002, NFDIN Act, No. 20, Section 2C).

Dialects

Chuksang, Tangbe, Tetang. Similarities with Thakali [ths] and Manangba [nmm]. Very different from Loke [loy]. Tangbe dialect speakers do not understand the Chuksang dialect very well, but the Chuksang understand Tangbe. Reportedly understand Gurung but Gurung do not understand Seke.

Language Use

All ages. Use Nepali [npi] with the Gurung. A few also speak Loke [loy].

Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Seke villages are surrounded by Baragaunle [loy] speaking villages. Buddhist.