Languages surveyed by Linguistic Survey of Nepal (LinSuN), Central Department of Linguistics, T.U., Nepal

1. 2009: Pilot survey in Jhapa (around 33 languages)

2. 2009 :  Maithili, Newar, Nepali, Lapcha, Chepang

3. 2010: Newar, Nepali, Yakkha, Bhujel

4. 2011: Magar Kaike, Chhulung, Santhali, Jirel, Bote, Magar Dhut

5. 2012 (a): Rana Tharu, Dagaura Tharu, Sonaha, Khuna, Byansi, Dotyali, Bajhangi, Bajureli, Baitedeli, Achhami, Raji, Raute

6. 2012 (b): Bhojpuri, Awadhi, Magar Kham, Chhantyal, Gurung, Kumal

7. 2013: Dumi, Koyee, Dhimal, Rajbansi, Tajpuriya, Koche, Gangai, Meche, Uranw, Kisan, Malpande, Khadiya, Majhi, Tilung

8. 2014(a): Bajjika, Kathariya Tharu, Kulung, Thulung, Sampang, Wambule, Nachhiring, Dura


9. 2014(b): Darai, Danuwar, Thami, Mewahang, Dungmali


10. 2015: Athpariya, Chitauniya Tharu, Phangduwali, Sunuwar and Magahi


11. 2016: Jumli Nepali, Angika, Ghale/Gurung, Chamling, Bantawa and Limbu


12. 2017 (a): Thakali, Dhuleli, Surel, Jerung, Hayu and Sherpa


13. 2017(a): Lhowa, Eastern Tamang, Belhare, Puma and Chhintang


14. Yamphu,  Lohorung, Eastern Magar, Dagaura Tharu, Kochila Tharu, Kagate, Humla Tibetan, Western Tamang, Dotyali, Debas Rai (by SIL International, Nepal in collaboration with Linguistic Survey of Nepal)


Sociolinguistic Survey Reports

The sociolinguistic survey reports of the following languages are available at the office of Linguistic Survey of Nepal, Central Department of Linguistics, TU:

1.     Maithili

2.     Newar 

3.     Nepali 

4.     Chepang

5.      Newar

6.      Nepali

7.      Yakkha

8.       Bhujel

9.      Magar Kaike

10.  Chhulung

11.  Santhali

12.  Jirel

13.   Bote

14.  Magar Dhut

15.   Rana Tharu

16.  Dagaura Tharu

17.  Sonaha

18.   Khuna

19.   Byansi

20.   Dotyali, Bajhangi, Bajureli, Baitedeli and Achhami

21.  Raji

22.   Raute

23.   Bhojpuri

24.   Awadhi

25.   Magar Kham

26.   Chhantyal

27.   Gurung

28.   Kumal

29.  Dumi

30.   Koyee

31.  Dhimal

32.   Rajbansi

33.  Tajpuriya

34.  Koche

35.   Gangai

36.  Meche

37.   Uranw

38.  Kisan

39.  Khadiya

40.  Majhi

41.   Bajjika

42.   Kathariya Tharu

43.  Kulung

44.  Thulung

45.  Yamphu

46.    Lohorung

47.  Eastern Magar

48.   Dagaura Tharu

49.   Kochila Tharu

50.   Kagate

51.   Humla Tibetan

52.   Western Tamang

53.   Dotyali

54.   Sampang

55.   Khaling

56.   Wambule

57.  Nachhiring

58.  Darai

59.  Mewahang

60.  Thami

61.  Dungmali

62.   Danuwar

63.  Athpariya

64.   Chitauniya Tharu

65.   Phangduwali

66.   Sunuwar

67.   Magahi

68.   Angika

69.  Bantawa

70.   Chamling

71.  Limbu

72.  Ghale/Gurung

73.   Jumli Nepali

74.   Bantawa

75.  Thakali

76.   Dhuleli 

77.  Sherpa

78.   Surel

79.   Hayui

80.  Jerung 

81.  Lhowa

82.   Eastern Tamang

83.   Belhare

84.   Puma

85.   Chhintang

86.   Tilung

87.   Lapcha

88.  Lapcha

89.  Tilung


Some Sociolinguistic Survey Reports before LinSuN


1. Bantawa, 2003

2. Bayung, 2005

3. Dhimal, 2001

4. A SOCIOLINGUISTIC SURVEY OF THE TIBETO-BURMAN DIALECTS OF NORTH GORKHA DISTRICT, NEPAL, 1992

5. Humla, 2001

6. Jumla, 2000

7. Kham Magar, 1988

8. KTM Valley, 2003

9. Limbu, 1994, 1999

10. Magar, 1992

11. Maithili, 1997

12. Mugom, 1998, 2001, 2002

13. Mustang, 2003

14. Nubri-Kuke, 2006

15. Rajbansi, 2001

16. Sampang, 2001

17. Thakali, 1994