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Spoken in Sikkim, Bhutan
Total speakers 28,600 (1996).
Language family Sino-Tibetan
Language codes
ISO 639-1 None
ISO 639-2
ISO 639-3 sip

Sikkimese language, or Sikkimese Tibetan language (also known as Dranjongke (Wylie: 'bras-ljongs-skad), ‘’‘Bhutia language’‘’, Dranjoke, Denjongka, Denzongpe Ke, Denzong Ke) belongs to the Southern Tibetan language family. It is spoken by the Denzongpa nationality in Sikkim. Sikkimese People refer to their own language as Dranjongke (Wylie: 'bras-ljongs-skad) and their homeland as Denzong (valley of rice).

Sikkimese is written using Tibetan script.



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