Language of the Day for 05 December 2018

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Darai [dry]

A language of
Nepal
Population Full
11,700 (2011 census), decreasing. Very few monolinguals. Ethnic population: 16,800 (2011 census).
Status
6b (Threatened). Language of recognized indigenous nationality: Darai.
Language Use
Rapidly assimilating to Nepali [npi] (Van Driem 2007). Home; mixed use: Friends, religion, work. Young adults and older. Some use among children and adolescents. Positive attitudes. Most also use Nepali [npi].
Language Development
Newspapers. Periodicals. Radio. Videos. Dictionary.
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