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The official language of Bhutan, closely related to Tibetan.
- ‘Most of the schools conduct classes in English, although more textbooks are being written in Dzongkha.’
- ‘The Drukpas are ethnically Tibetan and speak various dialects of Tibetan, including Dzongkha, Bhutan's official language.’
- ‘For example Sonam Kinga, who speaks eight languages, translated Antigone from English into Dzongkha, the national language.’
- ‘The language Dzongkha, literally ‘language of the fortress’, is a South Bodish language related to Dränjoke [a language of Sikkim] and, more distantly, to Tibetan.’
- ‘The dialogue is delivered entirely in Dzongkha, Bhutan's official national language.’
- ‘The official language of Bhutan is Dzongkha, a dialect of Tibetan.’
- ‘This is the first feature film to be filmed in the Kingdom of Bhutan in the national language Dzongkha with English subtitles.’
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