Chepangic
Geographic
distribution
Nepal
Linguistic classificationSino-Tibetan
Subdivisions
Glottologchep1244

The Chepangic languages, Chepang and Bhujel, are Sino-Tibetan languages of uncertain affiliation spoken in Nepal. They are often classified as part of the Mahakiranti or Magaric families (van Driem 2001).

Until recently, the Chepang people were hunter-gatherers.

Classification

Schorer (2016:293)[1] classifies Chepangic as part of his newly proposed Greater Magaric group.

Greater Magaric

References

  1. ^ Schorer, Nicolas. 2016. The Dura Language: Grammar and Phylogeny. Leiden: Brill.
  • George van Driem (2001) Languages of the Himalayas: An Ethnolinguistic Handbook of the Greater Himalayan Region. Brill.