Shumcho

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Central Kinnauri, Shumcu, Sumcho, Sumchu, Sumtsu, Thebarskad, Thebor, Thebör Skadd
Population

2,170 (1998).

Location

Himachal Pradesh, Kinnaur district, Puh tahsil, Kanam, Labrang, Spilo, Shyaso, Taling, and Rushkaling villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 70% with Jangshung [jna], 67% with Sunam [ssk], 45% with Pahari Kinnauri [kjo], 43% with Chitkuli Kinnauri [cik].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Buddhist (Lamaist), Hindu.