Tilung

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A language of Nepal

Alternate Names
Tiling, Tilling, Tilung Blama
Population

1,420 (2011 census), decreasing.

Location

Sagarmatha Zone, southern Khotang district, Chyasmitar VDC, on Halesi Range last ridge, on Sunkosi river bank.

Language Status

8a (Moribund). Language of recognized indigenous nationality: Rai.

Dialects

Choskule, Dorunkecha. Choskule and Dorungkecha dialects may be related languages.

Typology

SOV; postpositions.

Language Use

Mixed use: Religion. Elderly. Some use among young and older adults.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Geographically isolated community. Traditional religion, Hindu.