Nepali Language

Nepali (English: ; Devanagari: नेपाली, [ˈnepali]) is an Indo-Aryan language of the sub-branch of Eastern Pahari. It is the official language of Nepal and one of the 22 scheduled languages of India. Also known by the endonym Khas kura (Devanagari: खस कुरा), the language is also called Gorkhali or Parbatiya in some contexts. It is spoken mainly in Nepal and by about a quarter of the population in Bhutan. In India, Nepali has official status in the state of Sikkim and in the Darjeeling Sadar subdivision and Kalimpong district of West Bengal. It has a significant number of speakers in …



CBA: Canadian Bar Association · 19 March 2008


Constitutional Status of Language Though Nepali language in Devanagari script has a long constitutional both stated, in the same manner, that the 3 Nepali language in Devanagari script was the national language the nation, and the national languages. The Nepali language in Devanagari script was given the status of 2001(1st Amendment, 2001 also states that the Nepali language shall be the medium of instruction in school constitutional provision, according to which only Nepali language in Devenagari script had official language

CBA: Canadian Bar Association · 19 March 2008 English

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provision in the new constitution that the Nepali language be the language of the nation and that all public service bodies be conducted in the Nepali language for national government bodies and in local

Rights and Democracy · 10 September 2007 English

...the recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the …

justiciability. • Develop learning materials in Nepali language and other local languages to facilitate human

IDRC: Les Éditions du CRDI · 2006 English

sign of this integration is the use of the Nepali language by almost everyone, especially outside the

RCB: Raincoast Books · 2005 English

A new release from the author of the national bestseller The Man Who Mapped the Arctic. This enthralling first-hand account tells readers what it's really like to climb Everest-and what …

3/13/06 11:34 AM Page 20 Learning to speak the Nepali language was perhaps the most impor- tant factor for

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