Dzala language

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For the Omotic language called Zala, see Wolaytta language.
Dzala
Dzala 'Mat
Region Bhutan
Native speakers
22,000 (2011)[1]
Tibetan alphabet
Language codes
ISO 639-3 dzl
Glottolog dzal1238[2]

The Dzala language, also called Dzalakha, Dzalamat, or Yangtsebikha, is an East Bodish language spoken in eastern Bhutan, in the Lhuntse and Trashiyangtse Districts.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dzala at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Dzalakha". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ van Driem, George L. (1993). "Language Policy in Bhutan" (PDF). London: SOAS. Retrieved 2011-01-18. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • van Driem, George (2001). Languages of the Himalayas: An Ethnolinguistic Handbook of the Greater Himalayan Region: Containing an Introduction to the Symbiotic Theory of Language. Brill. p. 1412. ISBN 90-04-12062-9. 
  • van Driem, George (2007). "Endangered Languages of Bhutan and Sikkim: East Bodish Languages". In Moseley, Christopher. Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages. Routledge. p. 295. ISBN 0-7007-1197-X. 

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