Language:  Dzongkha

Estimated Global Speakers

290,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

4

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(4 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Drukpa Bhutan 217,000
 Drukpa India 14,000
 Drukpa, Dzongkha Denmark 700
 Ngalong Bhutan 88,000
  Totals:  4     4
Secondary Language
(2 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Bhotia India 135,000
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 603,000
  Totals:  2     1

Language Alternate Names
Bhotia of Bhutan
Bhotia of Dukpa
Bhutanese
Drokpa
Drukha
Drukke
Drukpa
Dukpa
Hloka
Jonkha
Lhoskad
Rdzongkha
Thimphu-Punakha
Wang-The (Thimphu-Punakha)
Zongkhar

Dialects
Adap
Ha
Northern Thimphu
Wang-the

Dialect Alternate Names
Thimphu-punakha


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1970
New Testament 2000-2007
Complete Bible 2010

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