Tilung

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A language of Nepal

Alternate Names
Tiling, Tilling, Tilung Blama
Population

310 (2001 census), decreasing.

Location

Sagarmatha Zone, southern Khotang district, Chyasmitar VDC, on Halesi Range last ridge, on Sunkosi river bank.

Language Status

8a (Moribund). Language of recognized nationality (2002, NFDIN Act, No. 20, Section 2C), Rai nationality.

Dialects

Choskule, Dorunkecha. Choskule and Dorungkecha dialects may be related languages.

Typology

SOV; postpositions

Language Use

Mixed use: Religion. Elderly. Some use among young and older adults.

Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Geographically isolated community. Traditional religion, Hindu.