Raute
RegionNepal
EthnicityRaute people
Native speakers
460 (2011 census)[1]
nomadic Raute (25, no date) are monolingual[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3rau
Glottolograut1239
ELPRaute

Raute is a small Sino-Tibetan language of Dadeldhura District, Sudurpashchim Province, Nepal. Some speakers are nomadic.

Alternate names include Boto boli, Khamchi, Raji, Rajwar, Ra’te, Rautya, Rautye (Ethnologue).

Geographical distribution

Ethnologue lists the following locations for historical and present locations of the Raute.

References

  1. ^ Raute at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Raute language at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)