RegionTanahu District, Nepal
Native speakers
22,000 (2011 census)[1]
Sino-Tibetan, and Khaskura
Language codes
ISO 639-3byh

Bhujel, also called Bujhyal, is a Chepangic language spoken in central Nepal. It is a semi-tonal language, employing a complex array of affixes. In nepal there are 2 types of bhujel people. One belonging to chepang language family, and another belong to great khas family, in 2011 bhujel claiming 87% of they belong to khas family and 13% belong to chepang family.

Geographical distribution

Bhujel is spoken in the following villages of Nepal (Ethnologue).


Ethnologue lists the following dialects of Bhujel.


  1. ^ Bhujel at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)