Wambule (वाम्बुले‎)

Wambule is a member of the Kiranti branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. It is spoken by about 14,370 people in eastern Nepal, particularly in the Okhaldhunga District of the Sagarmatha Zone, in the Khotang and Udayapur districts of Province No. 1, and in the Sindhuli District of Bagmati Province.

Wambule is also known as Ambule, Caurasia, Chaurasia, Chaurasya, Chourase, Chourasia, Ombule, Radu Yor, Tsaurasya, Umbule, Vambucauras Raduyor, Vambule, Vambule Radu Yor or Vambule Yor. Dialects include Wamdyal, Hilepane, Udayapur, Jhappali, Sunsari and Morang.

Wambule is written with the Devanagari script. It is used in some literature and taught in primary schools.

Devanagari alphabet for Wambule

Devanagari alphabet for Wambule

Download a alphabet chart for Wambule (Excel)

Sample text

साँस दुम्ल्वा मुय्वातिःच्वाख्वा स्यास्यान्ताख्वा ख्याल्च्वा निख्ख्वा मधौरितिःच्वा येशूबिल ब्लाब्ब्या। आङगुख्वा वचनख्वा डुस्‍ट्वा आत्मातिःच्वा ब्‍अ्वार्ति गाःमुम्माख्वा सप्पैलाइ ड्‍अुःपामुम्म्या।

Translation

When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick.

Details provided by Biswajit Mandal (biswajitmandal[dot]bm90[at]gmail[dot]com)

Sample videos in Wambule

Links

Information about Wambule
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wambule_language
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/wme
https://cdltu.edu.np/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Wambule.pdf
https://glottolog.org/resource/languoid/id/wamb1257you

Kiranti languages

Athpare, Bantawa, Belhare, Chamling, Dhimal, Khaling, Limbu, Sunwar, Toto, Wambule, Yakkha

Languages written with the Devanāgarī alphabet

Aka-Jeru, Angika, Athpare, Avestan, Awadhi, Balti, Bantawa, Belhare, Bhili, Bhumij, Bilaspuri, Bodo, Bhojpuri, Braj, Car, Chamling, Chhantyal, Chhattisgarhi, Chambeali, Danwar, Dhatki, Dhimal, Dhundari, Dogri, Doteli, Gaddi, Garhwali, Gondi, Gurung, Halbi, Haryanvi, Hindi, Ho, Jarawa, Jaunsari, Kannauji, Kham, Kangri, Kashmiri, Khaling, Khandeshi, Kharia, Khortha, Korku, Konkani, Kullui, Kumaoni, Kurmali, Kurukh, Kusunda, Lambadi, Limbu, Lhomi, Lhowa, Magahi, Magar, Mahasu Pahari, Maithili, Maldivian, Malto, Mandeali, Marathi, Marwari, Mewari, Mundari, Nancowry. Newar, Nepali, Nimadi, Onge, Pahari, Pali, Pangwali, Rajasthani, Rajbanshi, Rangpuri, Sadri, Sanskrit, Santali, Saraiki, Sirmauri, Sherpa, Shina, Sindhi, Sunwar, Sylheti, Tamang, Thakali, Thangmi, Wambule, Wancho, Yakkha, Yolmo

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