Brokkat
བྲོཀ་ཁ
Brok-kha
RegionBhutan
Native speakers
(300 cited 1993)[1]
Sino-Tibetan
Tibetan script
Language codes
ISO 639-3bro
Glottologbrok1249
ELPBrokkat

The Brokkat language (Dzongkha: བྲོཀ་ཁ་; Wylie: Brok-kha; also called "Brokskad" and "Jokay") is an endangered[2] Southern Tibetic language spoken by about 300 people in the village of Dhur in Bumthang Valley of Bumthang District in central Bhutan.[3][1] Brokkat is spoken by descendants of pastoral yakherd communities.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Brokkat at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Moseley, Christopher (2007). Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages. Curzon language family series. Psychology Press. pp. 314, 324. ISBN 978-0-7007-1197-0.
  3. ^ a b van Driem, George L. (1993). "Language Policy in Bhutan". London: SOAS. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-11-01. Retrieved 2011-01-18.