1,470, all users. L1 users: 1,270 (2011 census). L2 users: 200 (2011 census).
Sagarmatha zone: northeast Khotang district, Sungdel VDC, Dipsung and Sungdel near Rawakhola headwaters.
6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized indigenous nationality: Rai.
SOV; postpositions; noun head final.
Home, friends, religion; mixed use: Work. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Nepali [npi].
Devanagari script [Deva].
Another group, called Koi, live scattered in other language areas and speak only Nepali [npi]. Traditional religion, Hindu.