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DZONGKHA Links (2)   Examples (1)   Materials (2)   Books (3)   
Alternative names: DRUKKE, DRUKHA, DUKPA, BHUTANESE, JONKHA, BHOTIA OF BHUTAN, BHOTIA OF DUKPA, ZONGKHAR, RDZONGKHA
Number of speakers: 160.000 or more (1993)
Language Code: DZO
In language groups: SINO-TIBETAN » TIBETO-BURMAN » BODIC » BODISH » TIBETAN » SOUTHERN TIBETAN
Spoken in: BHUTAN [Details], NEPAL [Details]
Links
1   Abstracts on Dzongkha Language
http://www.iias.nl/host/himalaya/individ/dzongkha.html
2   Dzongkha in Bhutan: National Language in Danger
http://www.mypage.bluewin.ch/raonline/pages/story/bt/btstdzongkha.html

Examples
1  Bible Text Translated to Dzongkha Language

Materials
1  Geographical Distribution of Dzongkha Language
2  Linguistic Map of Bhutan

Books
1   Watters, Stephen A.: A preliminary study of prosody in Dzongkha
2   van Driem, George: The grammar of Dzongkha
3   van Driem, George & Karma Tshering: Dzongkha. A Language Course (with three audio compact disks)




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