L1 users: 1,800 (2000).
Kosi zone: Sankhuwasabha district, Chepuwa VDC, Thudam village.
6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized indigenous nationality: Thudam.
None known. Similar to Walungge [ola] in Nepal and to the varieties spoken in the villages of Kudo and Sar in Tibet (Von Fürer-Haimendorf 1975).
SOV; postpositions; content q-word in situ; clause constituents indicated by case-marking; ergativity; no passives or voice; tonal.
Culturally akin to the Walungs. Buddhist, Christian.