13,100 (2000), increasing. 27,100 all Kham languages in Nepal (2011 census).
Rapti Zone, Rolpa district, Dhawalagiri Zone, Baglung district. Gam Khola, western hills, Gam, Jhyalgung, Chalbang, Tamali, Dangadhara, Sheram, Ghusbang, Huiching, Guwakholagau, Maulabang, and Kuipadhara villages.
SOV; postpositions; clause constituents indicated by case-marking; verbal affixation marks person and gender; passives and voice; tonal.
Vigorous in the villages. Home, friends, work; mixed use: Religion. All ages. Positive attitudes. Younger generation uses some Nepali [npi].
Devanagari script [Deva].
Traditional religion, Christian.