Athpare language


Athpare language

language
name=Athpare
region=Dhankuta district, Nepal
speakers=2,000
familycolor=Sino-Tibetan
fam1=Sino-Tibetan
fam2=Tibeto-Burman
fam3=Kiranti
iso3=aph

Athpare, also known as Athapre, Athpariya, Athpre, Arthare, Arthare-Khesang, or Jamindar Rai, is an eastern Kiranti language spoken by some 2,000 people living in Dhankuta district in Eastern Nepal.

External links

* [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=aph Ethnologue report on Athpare]

References

*Dahal, Dilli Ram. 1985. "An ethnographic study of the social change among the Athpariya Rais of Dhankuta." Kathmandu: Tribhuvan University
*Ebert, Karen H. 1991. “Inverse and pseudoinverse prefixes in Kiranti languages: Evidence from Belhare, Athpare and Dungmali.” "Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area" 14/1:73-92
*Ebert, Karen H. 1997. "A Grammar of Athpare." München / Newcastle: Lincom (LINCOM Studies in Asian Linguistics, 1)
*Newpane, Tanka Prasad. 2041. "Dhankutako Athpare Raiko bhasik adhyayan." (Unpublished thesis) Kirtipur: Tribhuvan University


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