Central Tibetan
Ü-Tsang
དབུས་སྐད་, Dbus skad / Ükä
དབུས་གཙང་སྐད་, Dbus-gtsang skad / Ü-tsang kä
Pronounce [wýkɛʔ, wýʔtsáŋ kɛʔ]
Country India, Nepal, China (Tibet Autonomous Region)
Speakers
(1.2 million cited 1990 census)
Family
Forms
Writing
Tibetan script
AreaDhaulagiri zone, Mustang District, north central upper Kali Gandaki River area; high valleys north of the middle-range Thakali, Gurung and Magar areas. Bahragaun in Kagbeni, Muktinath, Dzong VDCs; Upper Mustang in Ghimi, Tsarang, Lo Monthang, Surkhang, Chhosher, Chunnup VDCs, and Samar village in Chuksang VDC, a few in Karnali zone, Dolpa District.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 Variously:
bod – Lhasa Tibetan
dre – Dolpo
hut – Humla, Limi
lhm – Lhomi (Shing Saapa)
muk – Mugom (Mugu)
kte – Nubri
ola – Walungge (Gola)
loy – Lowa/Loke (Mustang)
tcn – Tichurong
Glottolog tibe1272  Tibetan
sout3216  South-Western Tibetic (partial match)
basu1243  Basum
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