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Nepali (नेपाली/नेपाली भाषा) is a Indo-Aryan language and the official language and lingua franca of Nepal.

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The Foreign Service Institute has classified Nepali as a "Hard" language. It is estimated that learning Nepali to a Professional Working Proficiency in the language (a score of Speaking-3/Reading-3 on the Interagency Language Roundtable scale) will take an average of 44 weeks (1100 class hours).[1]

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How to write Nepali(in French)

Nepali Devanagari script Oniglot Recording of text MP3

English Wikipedia page

Nepali Wikipedia (in Nepali)

References Edit

  1. U.S. Department of State; FSI's Experience with Language Learning;
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