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Kiranti-Koits/Sunwar: Language Work in Nepal

11 November 2007

In Eastern Nepal, Sunwar (suz) is spoken by about 26,000 (2001 census) in about 30 villages. According to Dr. Lal Rapacha, founder and director of the Research Institute for Kiratology, the preferred name for the people is Kiranti-Koits (pronounced with a nasalized “o” sound). The rest of this post has been deleted due to misunderstandings from the content.