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Classical Nepal Bhasa
पुलाङु नेपाल भाय्
Spoken in Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Tibet, India
Region South Asia
Language extinction No native speakers, used as a literary and liturgical language only
Language family Sino-Tibetan
Writing system Nepal Scripts: Ranjana script, Prachalit script, Brahmi script, Kutila script, Bhujimol script, Golmol script, Litumol script, Other:Devnagari Script, Brahmi script
Language codes
ISO 639-1 None
ISO 639-2 nwc
ISO 639-3 nwc
Indic script
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Classical Nepal Bhasa (Nepal Bhasa:पुलां भाय्, Classical Nepal Bhasa:पुलाङु नेपाल भाय्), or Old Nepal Bhasa is the pre-1850 literary form of Nepal Bhasa. This language has evolved to form Nepal Bhasa. It is an important source language for historians and philologists.


This language was the official language of Nepal from Licchavi era to Malla era of Nepal.


Classical Nepal Bhasa was introduced in ISO 639-2 code list in 2004.



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