Kurtokha

Print

A language of Bhutan

Alternate Names
Gurtü, Kurteopkha, Kurthopkha, Kurtobikha, Kurtopakha, Kurtotpikha, Kurtöp, Kürthöpka
Population

15,000 (2011 SIL).

Location

Lhuentse district: bounded by Kurichhu river east and north, Tangmachhu village south, and Rudong La pass west.

Language Maps
Language Status

6b* (Threatened).

Dialects

The dialect around Tangmachhu is more divergent. Lexical similarity: 69% with Nyengkha [neh], 70%–73% with Bumthangkha, 66%–74% with Khengkha.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Khengkha [xkf].

Writing

Latin script [Latn]. Tibetan script [Tibt], Uchen style.

Page Views Left: