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The Indigenous languages of Nepal (ILN)

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Published by National Foundation for Development of Indigenous Nationalitites in Lalitpur .
Written in English


About the Edition

Papers presented at a one-day seminar organized by National Foundation for Development of Indigenous Nationalitites on October 28, 2005 in Kathmandu.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesILN
Statementedited by Yogendra P. Yadava & Pradeep L. Bajracharya.
ContributionsYadava, Yogendra P., Bajracharya, Pradeep L., National Foundation for Development of Indigenous Nationalities (Nepal)
The Physical Object
Pagination98 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23963878M
ISBN 109994682326
LC Control Number2009305519
OCLC/WorldCa474876946


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