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Dzongkha language resources



Dzongkha is spoken on a daily basis in: Bhutan

Encyclopedia resources on Dzongkha
Dzongkha language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
...for a list of proverbs given in both romanized Dzongkha and English . [ edit ] External links Dzongkha language edition of Wikipedia Dzongkha Development Authority Thimphu, Bhutan Languages on the Tibetan ...

Bhutan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
...which is likely to complicate any future return of the ethnic Nepalese. The national language is Dzongkha , one of 53 languages in the Tibetan language family. The script, here called Chhokey ("Dharma ...

Tibetan language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
...research is available here [1] [ edit ] See also Languages of China Qomolangma Dzongkha [ edit ] External links Tibetan language edition of Wikipedia The Tibetan Dialects Project The Comparative Dictionary of ...

Wikipedia:Babel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
...to contact someone who speaks a certain language. The idea originated on the Wikimedia Commons and ... dz - རྫོང་? (Dzongkha) 1.44 ee - Eve (Ewe) 1.45 el - Ελληνικά (Greek) 1.46 en ...

List of languages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
More structured lists are also available: Language families and languages ISO 639 List of languages by ... Dzongkha [ edit ] E Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z East Yurghur Edomite Egyptian Elamite ...

List of ISO 639 codes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
...codes is sorted by language name in the third column. Two codes for special situations ( mul ... Dzongkha རྫོང་? [ edit ] E Alpha-3 Alpha-2 Language name Native name efi   Efik egy   Egyptian ...

Վիքիփեդիա լեզուների ?անկը - Wikipedia
Dzongkha language dz Յուվի լեզու en:Ewe language ee Ֆուլա լեզու en:Fula ff Հերերո լեզու en:Herero hz Հիրի լեզու en:Hiri Motu ho Ինուպիակ լեզու en:Inupiak language ...

Jigme Singye Wangchuck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
...all citizens to wear traditional clothing while in public and the teaching of Dzongkha (the national language) in schools. In 1998 he voluntarily reduced the scope of his absolute powers, and now ...

Wikipedia:Multilingual statistics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An effort has been made to ensure that every language with an active Wikipedia project has been ... Dzongkha (dz) 1 1 1 1 1 2 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 English (en) 409875 438289 463792 485676 514128 546268 577860 614523 661716 711121 ...

List of official languages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dzongkha : Bhutan English : Australia Bahamas Belize Botswana (but the national language is Setswana) Canada ... and asserted by nationalists to be a separate language, an assertion disputed by most professional ...



Academic resources on Dzongkha
Language Log: Microsoft Outlaws Dzongkha
...isn't true that Dzongkha is a dialect of Tibetan in the sense in which dialect is usually used. It isn't particularly closely related. There's more information about Dzongkha at the Himalayan ...

THDL: Dzongkha Keyboard Layout
TSHEG) is located on the space bar at level 1 since it is the most frequent character in Dzongkha and serves more or less the same purpose as an inter word space in English. Back to the Top Level ...

The Tibetan & Himalayan Digital Library
...area's environments, cultures, and histories. Try out our new multilingual homepages: Chinese ( ) Dzongkha ( ) English Tibetan ( ) Nepali ( )

The Linux SIG Wiki | Main / Tibetan
Under Linux and UNIX This site reveals that Dzongkha (which is the named used for Tibetan language in Bhutan) is being localized for Gnome. Dzongkha and Tibetan share the same characters in the ...

THDL: Tibetan Input Methods
...also view descriptions of: Sambhota's Keymap 1 THDL’s Extended Wylie Transliteration Back to top Dzongkha Unicode Keyboard for Windows XP A system keyboard designed for Windows XP that allows for the ...

Recommended Fonts for Tibetan
...of-charge. Also available at this webpage are a set of Unicode text converters for legacy fonts. Dzongkha Keyboard Layout : This layout was designed by the Dzongkha Development Authority and the ...

Baltimore - Advanced Search
Dzongkha Efik Egyptian Ekajuk Elamite English English, Middle English, Old Eskimo Esperanto Estonian Ethiopic Ewe Ewando Fang Fanti Faroese Fijian Finnish Finno-Ugrian Fon French French, Middle French ...

Scout Portal Toolkit - Advanced Search
Composition date (western/international date) Limits (optional) Other language: Chinese Danish Dzongkha English French German Italian Japanese Korean Mongolian Nepali Pali Sanskrit Thangmi Tibetan Original/Translation: ...

Tibetan Machine Uni
OpenType font for writing Tibetan, Dzongkha and Ladakhi in dbu can script with ...

MIT Libraries' Catalog - Barton - Basic Search of Full Catalog
Dzongkha Efik Egyptian Ekajuk Elamite English English, Middle English, Old Eskimo Esperanto Estonian Ethiopic Ewe Ewando Fang Fanti Faroese Fijian Finnish Finno-Ugrian Fon French French, Middle French ...



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Government resources on Dzongkha
CIA - The World Factbook -- Bhutan
Lamaistic Buddhist 75%, Indian- and Nepalese-influenced Hinduism 25% Languages: Dzongkha (official), Bhotes speak various Tibetan dialects, Nepalese speak various Nepalese dialects Literacy: ...

APA Community Demographics
Dzongkha English FaaSamoa Fijian French Gujarati Hakka Hangchouese Hawaiian Hiligaynon Hindi-Urdu Hmong Ibang Ilocano Ilongo Indonesian Japanese Kankayaey Kannada Kmhmu ...

HUD Metadata Implementation Tool
Dutch [ISO 639-2/B] Dutch [ISO 639-2/T] Dutch, Middle (ca. 1050-1350) Dyula Dzongkha Efik Egyptian (Ancient) Ekajuk Elamite English, Middle (1100-1500) English, Old (ca.450-1100) Erzya Esperanto Estonian Ewe Ewondo ...

MARC Language Codes: Part II: CODE SEQUENCE
Dutch, Middle (ca. 1050-1350) dut Dutch dyu Dyula dzo Dzongkha efi Efik egy Egyptian eka Ekajuk elx Elamite eng English enm English, Middle (1100-1500) epo Esperanto -esk Eskimo languages -esp Esperanto est Estonian -eth ...

Codes for the representation of names of languages (Library of ...
Dzongkha O-P -- Occitan (post 1500) to Pushto E-F -- Efik to Fulah Q-R -- Quechua to Russian G-H -- Ga to Hupa S-T -- Salishan languages to Twi I-J -- Iban to Judeo-Persian U-Z -- Udmurt to Zuni K-L -- Kabardian to ...

Bhutan
...consists of senior civil servants and private individuals. Kuensel was published in English, Dzongkha, and Nepali languages, and it supported the Government but did occasionally report criticism of ...

Codes for the representation of names of languages (Library of ...
Other); dra Duala; dua Dutch; dut/nld Dutch, Middle (ca. 1050-1350); dum Dyula; dyu Dzongkha; dzo Eastern Frisian; frs Efik; efi Egyptian (Ancient); egy Ekajuk; eka Elamite; elx English; eng ...

MARC Language Codes
...ca. 1050-1350) dut Dutch dyu Dyula dzo Dzongkha efi Efik egy Egyptian eka Ekajuk elx ...

CIA - The World Factbook -- Field Listing - Languages
...at least six major ones in north) Bermuda English (official), Portuguese Bhutan Dzongkha (official), Bhotes speak various Tibetan dialects, Nepalese speak various Nepalese dialects ...

Library of Congress / Federal Research Division / Country Studies ...
...thus Nu1 lakh = Nu 100,000 and Nu 1 crore = Nu10 million). The term is derived from the Dzongkha ngul , meaning silver, and trum , probably a Hindi word, meaning money. Before 1957 Indian and Bhutanese ...



".org" resources on Dzongkha
Dzongkha language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
...van Driem, George L. (1998). Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Vol. 1, Dzongkha , Leiden: Research School CNWS. ISBN 90-5789-002-X . Dzongkha Development Commission (1999). The New Dzongkha ...

THDL Inputting Tools: Dzongkha Unicode Keyboard for Windows XP
Dzongkha Unicode Keyboard for Windows XP Based on layout designed jointly by the Dzongkha Development Authority and Department of Information Technology , Royal Government of Bhutan, Chris Fynn has ...

The Tibetan & Himalayan Digital Library
...གངས་​ལྗོངས་​གློག་​རྡུལ་​དཔེ་​མཛོད་​?ང་​ཞེས་​པ་​འདི་​དེང་​དུས་​ཀྱི ...

THDL: Dzongkha Keyboard Layout
TSHEG) is located on the space bar at level 1 since it is the most frequent character in Dzongkha and serves more or less the same purpose as an inter word space in English. Back to the Top Level ...

The Tibetan & Himalayan Digital Library
...area's environments, cultures, and histories. Try out our new multilingual homepages: Chinese ( ) Dzongkha ( ) English Tibetan ( ) Nepali ( )

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...and interpret what is unique to Bhutan.? ***** See page 4 for interesting statistics about Dzongkha News from Bhutan Why Dzongkha is losing out to English by Gopilal Acharya with Samten ...

International Campaign for Tibet: Tibet News: Microsoft Sensitive to ...
...language, Dzongkha, in any of its products, citing that the term had affiliations with the Dalai Lama. In an internal memorandum, Microsoft employees were told not to use the term Dzongkha in any ...

Wikipedia Statistics - Tables - Dzongkha
Dzongkha Zoom Dzongkha Tsonga Siswati Chichewa Venda Yi Inupiak Muskogee Danish Ndonga Congo Hiri Motu Shona Kuanyama Kirundi Sangro Kanuri Herero All languages English German French Japanese ...

[m17n-lib:00025] Re: Tibetan & Dzongkha
...m17n-lib:00025] Re: Tibetan & Dzongkha To : m17n-lib@xxxxxxxx Subject : [m17n-lib:00025] Re: Tibetan & Dzongkha From : Christopher Fynn <cfynn@xxxxxxx> Date : Mon, 07 Jun 2004 01:35:28 +0100 In-reply-to : < ...

The God's Story Project - Available Products
Chuj San Mateo Ixatan Dari (Eastern) Dazaga Desaura Tharu Dutch subtitled (English audio) Dzongkha Farsi French Fulfulde Central Fulfulde Pulaar Gbagyi German Greek Guarani Gujarati Gurung Haitian Creole Haka Chin ...



Commercial resources on Dzongkha

Dzongkha (??????) is the national language of the Kingdom of Bhutan. The word "dzongkha" means the language (kha, ??) spoken in the dzong (?????), dzongs being the fortress-like monasteries established throughout Bhutan by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in the 17th century.

Dzongkha bears a linguistic relationship to modern Tibetan as that between Spanish and Italian. The modern language pairs have lost mutual comprehensibility but they share a common ancestor language which is still used in liturgical contexts. Whereas religious scholars in Spain and Italy study Latin, the religious language of Roman Catholicism, monks in Tibet and Bhutan study Old Tibetan the sacred language of Tibetan Buddhism. In Bhutan this preserved sacred language is referred to as Chhokey.

Dzongkha and its dialects are the native tongue of eight western districts of Bhutan (viz. Phodrang, Punakha, Thimphu, Gasa, Paro, Ha, Dhakana, and Chukha). There are also some speakers found near the Indian town of Kalimpong, once part of Bhutan but now in West Bengal. Dzongkha study is mandatory in all schools in Bhutan, and the language is the lingua franca in the districts to the south and east where it is not the mother tongue.

Linguistically, Dzongkha is a South Bodish language belonging to the proposed Tibeto-Burman branch of the Sino-Tibetan group. It is closely related to Sikkimese (Wylie: 'Bras-ljongs-skad), the national language of the erstwhile kingdom of Sikkim; and to some other Bhutanese languages such as Cho-cha-na-ca (khyod ca nga ca kha), Brokpa (me rag sag steng 'brog skad), Brokkat (dur gyi 'brog skad), and Laka (la ka). Modern Tibetan is a Central Bodish language and thus belongs to a different sub-branch.

Dzongkha is usually written in Bhutanese forms of the Tibetan script known as Joyi (mgyogs yig) and Joshum (mgyogs tshugs ma). Dzongkha books are typically printed using the Ucan fonts developed to print the Tibetan syllabary.

Dzongkha is rarely heard outside Bhutan and environs. However, the 2003 Bhutanese film, Travellers and Magicians is entirely in Dzongkha.


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