Subject areas for this language


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Alternate names
Bhotia of Bhutan, Bhotia of Dukpa, Bhutanese, Drukha, Drukke, Dukpa, Jonkha, Zongkhar, Drukpa, Hloka, Lhoskad
Adap, Ha, Northern Thimphu, Wang-The (Thimphu-Punakha)
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Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Dzongkha.

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Writing systems for this language


Entries for this language

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Title Subject Area
Keyman Desktop keyboards for Dzongkha Fonts & Keyboards
KeymanWeb keyboards for Dzongkha Fonts & Keyboards
Names of Months and Days in Dzongkha Use & History
THL Tibetan Font Fonts & Keyboards
Xenotype Unicode Language Kits Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

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Title Type
Dzongkha Tools for Unicode - Dzongkha Development Commission web page
Elements of the Tibetan Writing System - Chris Fynn web page
Ethnologue entry for Dzongkha - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Dzongkha - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Dzongkha - ISO 639-3 web page
Jomolhari font - Chris Fynn web page
MultiTree entry for Dzongkha - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Dzongkha - Open Language Archives Community web page
Script features by language - Dzongkha written with the Tibetan script - web page
SIL Archive for Dzongkha - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
UNESCO Endangered Languages Atlas page for Dzongkha [dzo] - UNESCO Interactive Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger web page


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