Kutang language

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Kutang
Kuke
Native toNepal
EthnicityTamang people
Native speakers
29 (2011 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ght
Glottologkuta1241[2]

Kutang, also known as Kutang Ghale and Kuke, is a minor Tibeto-Burman language of Nepal.

Locations[edit]

Kutang is spoken in Dyang, Rana, Bihi, Ghap, Chak, Kwak, and Krak villages of Bihi VDC, Gorkha District, Gandaki Zone, Nepal (Ethnologue).

Dialects[edit]

There are three Kutang dialects, Bihi, Chak, and Rana, which have limited intelligibility. The varieties spoken in Chhak and Kwak villages are reportedly similar to each other, and different from the varieties spoken in all of the other villages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kutang at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kutang Ghale". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.