- Language: Kanashi
- Alternate names: Kanasi, Kanāshī, Kanaśi, Mālāni
- Language code: xns
- Language family: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Western Tibeto-Burman, Bodish, West Himalayish, Kinauri (SIL classification)
- Number of speakers: 1,400
- Vulnerability: Threatened
Surrounded by Indo-Aryan languages. Malana village has the oldest surviving democracy in the world. They practice their own parliamentary form of government. Hindu.
Kanashi is spoken in India, South Asia.