Dzongkha and Portuguese as Minority Language
In Dzongkha and Portuguese speaking countries you will get the countries which have Dzongkha and Portuguese as minority language. The language which is spoken by minority of population in the country is called as minority language.
- Dzongkha as minority language: India.
- Portuguese as minority language: Australia, Daman and Diu, France, Germany, Goa, Italy, Japan, United States of America.
If you want to compare Dzongkha and Portuguese dialects, then you can go to Dzongkha vs Portuguese Dialects. Some of the official languages are also considered as minority languages.
Dzongkha and Portuguese Regulators
Dzongkha and Portuguese speaking countries provide you Dzongkha and Portuguese regulators which are the official organizations that regulate them. Dzongkha Development Commission regulates Dzongkha language.Portuguese is regulated by Academia Brasileira de Letras (Brazilian Literary Academy), Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, Classe de Letras. Also get to learn, Dzongkha and Portuguese Language History.
Dzongkha and Portuguese Continents
Thinking about Dzongkha and Portuguese continents in which Dzongkha and Portuguese speaking countries are present. Check out more information on Dzongkha and Portuguese. Most of the Dzongkha speaking countries lie in Asia. While Portuguese speaking countries lie in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, South America. Continentwise, most of the languages belong to Asian Languages and African Languages. It's always fun to know about interesting facts of any language, so lets discuss about unknown facts of Dzongkha and Portuguese languages:
Dzongkha Interesting Facts:
- Standard romanization of the Dzongkha language is Roman Dzongkha.
Portuguese Interesting Facts:
- Portuguese language has absorbed many words from French, Italian, Arabic and also from indigenous South American and African languages.
- The first written document in Portuguese language was found in the 12th century.
The Dzongkha language was derived from Tibetan Language and is similar to Sikkimese Language whereas Dzongkha language is similar to Spanish and Galician Languages and derived from Latin.