Nar Phu


  • Language: Nar Phu
  • Alternate names: Nar-Phu, Narpa
  • Language code: npa
  • Language family: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Western Tibeto-Burman, Bodish, West Bodish, Gurung-Tamang, Gurungic (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 500
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Unwritten.

More information:

    See themselves as separate from Manangba and Gurung. Used as a secret language to confound Manangis and Gurungs who might otherwise understand their conversation (2002 M. Noonan). Buddhist.

    Nar Phu is spoken in Nepal, South Asia.