Nepali Language and Culture Quiz

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What is the official status of Nepali in the Indian state of Sikkim?

It has official status

Where did the Nepali language originate?

Sinja Valley, Karnali Province

How many native speakers does Nepali have approximately?

16 million

Which ethno-linguistic group originally spoke Nepali?

Khas people

Where is the earliest inscription in the Nepali language believed to be found?

Dullu, Dailekh District

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Nepali Language

  • Official language of the Indian state of Sikkim
  • Originated in the Himalayan region of Nepal
  • Approximately 16 million native speakers
  • Originally spoken by the Khas people, an Indo-Aryan ethno-linguistic group
  • Earliest inscription found in the proto-Nepali language, the Devichaur inscription, believed to be from the 13th century

Test your knowledge of the Nepali language with this quiz. Explore vocabulary, grammar, and cultural aspects of this Indo-Aryan language spoken in Nepal and other regions of South Asia. See how much you know about this important language of the Himalayas.

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