13,100 (2000), increasing. 27,100 all Kham languages in Nepal (2011 census).
Rapti zone: Rolpa district; Dhawalagiri zone: Baglung district, Chalbang, Dangadhara, Gam, Ghusbang, Guwakholagau, Huiching, Jhyalgung, Kuipadhara, Maulabang, Sheram, and Tamali villages, in Gam Khola, western hills.
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. Also use Nepali [npi], especially the younger generation.
Devanagari script [Deva].
Traditional religion, Christian.