Seke

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A language of Nepal

Population

700 (2002 SIL).

Location

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

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized indigenous nationality: Tangbe.

Dialects

Chuksang, Tangbe, Tetang. Reportedly 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. Also use Loke [loy].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

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