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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


12. 2017(a): Lhowa, Eastern Tamang, Belhare, Puma and Chhintang


12. 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, Newar, Nepali,  Chepang

2. Newar, Nepali, Yakkha, Bhujel

3. Magar Kaike, Chhulung, Santhali, Jirel, Bote, Magar Dhut

4. Rana Tharu, Dagaura Tharu, Sonaha, Khuna, Byansi, Dotyali, Bajhangi, Bajureli, Baitedeli, Achhami, Raji, Raute

5. Bhojpuri, Awadhi, Magar Kham, Chhantyal, Gurung, Kumal

6.  Dumi, Koyee, Dhimal, Rajbansi, Tajpuriya, Koche, Gangai, Meche, Uranw, Kisan, Khadiya, Majhi

7.  Bajjika, Kathariya Tharu, Kulung, Thulung


8. Yamphu,  Lohorung, Eastern Magar, Dagaura Tharu, Kochila Tharu, Kagate, Humla Tibetan, Western Tamang, Dotyali ( The  survey  conducted  by SIL International, Nepal in collaboration with Linguistic Survey of Nepal)


9.  Sampang, Khaling, Wambule, Nachhiring, Darai, Mewahang, Thami, Dungmali, Danuwar


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


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


13. Thakali, Dhuleli (Prefinal)


14.  Sherpa, Surel, Hayui, and Jerung (being prepared)


14. Lhowa, Eastern Tamang, Belhare, Puma and Chhintang (on the process of contract for writing reports)

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