Khaling is a member of the Kiranti branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. It is spoken mainly in eastern Nepal, and also in northeastern India, by about 15,000 people. In Nepal is is spoken in the Solukhumbu, Khotang, Udayapur, Sankhuwasabha, Sunsari and Ilam districts of Province No. 1.
Khaling is also known as Rai, Khalinge Rai, Khael Bra or Khael Baat. It is written with the Devanagari alphabet.
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Information about Khaling
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