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Dzongkha vs English

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Countries

Countries
Bhutan
Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Dominica, Fiji, Ghana, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Malta, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somaliland, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Kingdom, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Total No. Of Countries
1
14
33
2

National Language
Bhutan
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Jersey, Montserrat, Nauru, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America

Second Language
India
India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Singapore

Speaking Continents
Asia
Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America

Minority Language
India
South Africa

Regulated By
Dzongkha Development Commission
Not Available

Interesting Facts
  • Standard romanization of the Dzongkha language is Roman Dzongkha.
  • Most of the English words begin with the letter S than any other letter.
  • English is third most commonly spoken language in the world.

Similar To
Sikkimese Language
Not Available

Derived From
Tibetan Language
Latin

Alphabets

Alphabets in
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Alphabets
95
39
26
8
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Phonology

How Many Vowels
5
3
5
3

How Many Consonants
30
20
21
11

Scripts
Dzongkha Braille, Tibetan Braille
Latin

Writing Direction
Not Available
Left-To-Right, Horizontal

Hard to Learn

Language Levels
Not Available
7
6
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Time Taken to Learn
Not Available
6 weeks
3
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Greetings

Hello
Kuzoozangpo La
Hello

Thank You
Kaadinchhey La
Thank you

How Are You?
Ga Day Bay Zhu Yoe Ga ?
How are you?

Good Night
lek shom ay zim
Good Night

Good Evening
Not Available
Good Evening

Good Afternoon
Not Available
Good Afternoon

Good Morning
Not Available
Good Morning

Please
Not Available
Please

Sorry
Tsip maza
Sorry

Bye
Log Jay Gay
Bye

I Love You
Nga cheu lu ga
I love you

Excuse Me
Tsip maza
Excuse Me

Dialects

Dialect 1
Laya
American English

Where They Speak
Bhutan
United States of America

How Many People Speak
1,100.00
99+
225,000,000.00
3

Dialect 2
Lunana
Hiberno-English

Where They Speak
Bhutan
Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom

How Many People Speak
700.00
99+
4,500,000.00
15

Dialect 3
Adap
Welsh English

Where They Speak
Bhutan
United Kingdom

How Many People Speak
Not Available
2,500,000.00
14

Total No. Of Dialects
Not Available
188
35
📊

How Many People Speak

How Many People Speak?
0.64 million
99+
1,200.00 million
1

Speaking Population
Not Available
5.43 %
4
📊

Native Speakers
0.17 million
99+
400.00 million
3
📊

Second Language Speakers
0.47 million
36
400.00 million
1

Native Name
རྫོང་ཁ (dzongkha)
English

Alternative Names
Bhotia of Bhutan, Bhotia of Dukpa, Bhutanese, Drukha, Drukke, Dukpa, Jonkha, Rdzongkha, Zongkhar
Not Available

French Name
dzongkha
anglais

German Name
Dzongkha
Englisch

Pronunciation
Not available
/ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/

Ethnicity
Ngalop people
Not Available

History

Origin
17th Century
5th Century AD

Language Family
Sino-Tibetan Family
Indo-European Family

Subgroup
Not Available
Not Available

Branch
Tibeto-Burman
Not Available

Language Forms

Early Forms
No early forms
Old English, Middle English, Early Modern English and English

Standard Forms
Dzongkha
Standard English

Language Position
Not Available
3
3

Signed Forms
Not Available
Signed English

Scope
Individual
Individual

Code

ISO 639 1
dz
en

ISO 639 2

ISO 639 2/T
dzo
eng

ISO 639 2/B
dzo
eng

ISO 639 3
dzo
eng

ISO 639 6
Not Available
engs

Glottocode
nucl1307
stan1293

Linguasphere
No data Available
52-ABA

Types of Language

Language Type
Living
Living

Language Linguistic Typology
Not Available
Subject-Verb-Object

Language Morphological Typology
Not Available
Analytic, Fusional, Isolating, Synthetic

Dzongkha vs English Speaking Countries

There are plenty of languages spoken around the world. Every country has its own official language. Compare Dzongkha vs English speaking countries, so that you will have total count of countries that speak Dzongkha or English language.

  • Dzongkha is spoken as a national language in: Bhutan.
  • English is spoken as a national language in: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Jersey, Montserrat, Nauru, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America.

You will also get to know the continents where Dzongkha and English speaking countries lie. Based on the number of people that speak these languages, the position of Dzongkha language is not available and position of English language is 3. Find all the information about these languages on Dzongkha and English.

Dzongkha vs English Language History

Comparison of Dzongkha vs English language history gives us differences between origin of Dzongkha and English language. History of Dzongkha language states that this language originated in 17th Century whereas history of English language states that this language originated in 5th Century AD. Family of the language also forms a part of history of that language. More on language families of these languages can be found out on Dzongkha and English Language History.

Dzongkha and English Greetings

People around the world use different languages to interact with each other. Even if we cannot communicate fluently in any language, it will always be beneficial to know about some of the common greetings or phrases from that language. This is where Dzongkha and English greetings helps you to understand basic phrases in Dzongkha and English language. Dzongkha word for "Hello" is Kuzoozangpo La or English word for "Thank You" is Thank you. Find more of such common Dzongkha Greetings and English Greetings. These greetings will help you to be more confident when conversing with natives that speak these languages.

Dzongkha vs English Difficulty

The Dzongkha vs English difficulty level basically depends on the number of Dzongkha Alphabets and English Alphabets. Also the number of vowels and consonants in the language plays an important role in deciding the difficulty level of that language. The important points to be considered when we compare Dzongkha and English are the origin, speaking countries, language family, different greetings, speaking population of these languages. Want to know in Dzongkha and English, which language is harder to learn? Time required to learn Dzongkha is Not Available while to learn English time required is 6 weeks.