Shumcho

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A language of India

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

L1 users: 2,170 (1998).

Location

Himachal Pradesh state: Kinnaur district, Puh sub-district, Kanam, Labrang, Shyaso, Spilo, Rushkaling, and Taling 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].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Buddhist, Hindu.

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