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A language of India

Population

20,000 (King 1994).

Location

West Bengal, Jalpaiguri district, Subhapara, Dhunchipara, and Panchayatpara hillocks on Indo-Bhutan border, Totopara village.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Not inherently intelligible of Dhimal [dhi] of Nepal. Lexical similarity: low with Dhimal [dhi].

Typology

SOV; postpositions; genitives, demonstratives, relatives before noun heads; nontonal

Language Use

Also use Hindi [hin], Bengali [ben], or Nepali [npi].

Writing
Bengali script. Devanagari script.
Other Comments

A Scheduled Tribe. Traditional religion, Hindu.