Koyi Rai

Koyi (members of the community have adopted the spelling Koyee) is spoken in the village of Sungdel in Khotang district. There are very few speakers, perhaps around 1000. The language is endangered and marked by considerable borrowing from Nepali, particularly for nouns (whereas verbs, which have distinct paradigms complete with stem alternations, tend not to be borrowed as frequently).

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DOI Type Transcription(s) Duration Title Researcher(s) Speaker(s)
doi https://doi.org/10.24397/pangloss-0000574 00:00:58 Recipe for millet paste Lahaussois, Aimée Rai, Phanindra
doi https://doi.org/10.24397/pangloss-0000576 00:09:27 Millet paste cooked on a stone Lahaussois, Aimée Rai, Phanindra
doi https://doi.org/10.24397/pangloss-0000578 01:03:16 Origin myth Lahaussois, Aimée Rai, Phanindra
doi https://doi.org/10.24397/pangloss-0000580 00:17:50 Syurime Lahaussois, Aimée Rai, Phanindra
doi https://doi.org/10.24397/pangloss-0000582 00:06:56 Conversation between two cousins Lahaussois, Aimée Rai, Phanindra Koyee — Rai, Ram Kumar
doi https://doi.org/10.24397/pangloss-0000584 00:02:49 Self-introduction by Phanindra Lahaussois, Aimée Rai, Phanindra
doi https://doi.org/10.24397/pangloss-0000605 00:15:49 Najepma Lahaussois, Aimée Mila