What is another word for Dzonghkha?

47 synonyms found


[ dˈiːzˈɒŋhkə], [ dˈiːzˈɒŋhkə], [ d_ˈiː_z_ˈɒ_ŋ_h_k_ə]

Dzongkha is the official language of Bhutan, spoken by the majority of its people. This Sino-Tibetan language belongs to the same family of languages as Tibetan, and has numerous synonyms that refer to it. One of the alternatives for Dzongkha is Bhutanese. Given that this language is spoken in Bhutan, this name definitely makes sense. Another synonym is the language of Drukpa, as the people of Bhutan are referred to as the Drukpa. Drukyel, another name, means the language of the fort or fortress and can be linked back to the dzongs or fortified structures that define Bhutan's architecture.

Related words: Dzonghkha language, Dzonghkha alphabet, Dzonghkha grammar, the Dzonghkha alphabet, writing in Dzonghkha, speak Dzonghkha

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