Chepang
Chyo-bang
RegionNepal
EthnicityChepang
Native speakers
49,000 (2011 census)[1]
Devanagari
Language codes
ISO 639-3cdm
Glottologchep1245
ELPChepang

Chepang is a language spoken by approximately 37,000 people in Nepal. The people are known as Chepang. Randy LaPolla (2003) proposes that Chepang may be part of a larger "Rung" group.

Geographical distribution

Chepang is spoken in the following districts of Nepal (Ethnologue).

Dialects are Western Chepang and Eastern Chepang.

References

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