Changthang
Byangskat, چانگتھانگ
Native toIndia, China, Pakistan
RegionChangthang
EthnicityChangpa
Native speakers
10,000 (2000)[1]
Tibetan script (official), Perso-Arabic script (in Pakistan)
Language codes
ISO 639-3cna
Glottologchan1309

Changthang Skad, also known as Byangskat and Upper Ladakhi, is a dialect of Ladakhi language spoken in a Changthang region on the border of Tibet and Ladakh. Speakers identify ethnically with the Ladakhi, but mutual intelligibility of the languages is not high. A few speakers can also be found in the Baltistan region of Pakistan.[2]

References

  1. ^ Changthang at Ethnologue (21st ed., 2018) Closed access icon
  2. ^ "Language of Pakistan Official National Provincial Regional Local Languages in Pak".