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Native toNepal
Native speakers
20,000 (2011 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
bmj – Bote-Majhi
dry – Darai
Glottologbote1238  Bote
dara1250  Darai

Bote (Bote-Majhi) and Darai are mutually intelligible tribal dialects of Nepal that are close to Danwar Rai but otherwise unclassified.[citation needed] Its speakers are rapidly shifting to Nepali.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Bote-Majhi at Ethnologue (25th ed., 2022) closed access
    Darai at Ethnologue (25th ed., 2022) closed access