A language of Nepal
ISO 639-3: jee
||2,000 (2004 J. Opgenort), decreasing.
||Janakpur zone, Sindhuli District, villages along west bank of the Bahadur Khola, south of Sunkosi River as far south as Mohantar village; Sagarmatha zone, Okhaldhunga District, around and above Melungkhola River mouth, roughly west of the Bhadare Khola, to south of the Dhad Khola, to north of Sunkosi River, and as far west as Amvot village.
Eastern Nepal, reference number 41
||Jero Mala, Jerum, Jerunge, Jherung, Zero, Zero Mala, Zerum
||Madhavpur, Balkhu-Sisneri, Ratnawati (Sindhuli). Linguistically most similar to Wambule [wme]. Alternate dialect analysis: Northern dialect spoken in Okhaldhunga District, Southern dialect in Sindhuli District. (2004 J. Opgenort).
||Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Himalayish, Mahakiranti, Kiranti, Western
||Mainly older adults. Also use Nepali [nep].
||Prefer ‘Jero’ for their language. Chaurasia is the name for the linguistic unit combining Jerung and Wambule. Hindu.