Language of the Day for 29 April 2021


Chantyal [chx]

A language of
Population Full
4,020, all users. L1 users: 3,730 (2011 census), decreasing. L2 users: 290 (2011 census). No monolinguals (Noonan 1996). Ethnic population: 9,000 (2011 census).
6b (Threatened). Language of recognized indigenous nationality: Chhantyal.
Language Use
Home, villages (Noonan 1996). Not used for singing. Some young people, all adults. Also use Nepali [npi].
Language Development
Dictionary. Texts.