Sherpa
शेर्वी तम्ङे śērwī tamṅē,
ཤར་པའི་སྐད་ཡིག shar pa'i skad yig
Country Nepal, Sikkim, Tibet
Ethnicity Sherpa
Speakers
170,000 (2001 & 2011 census)
Family
Sino-Tibetan
Writing
Tibetan, Devanagari
AreaSagarmatha zone, Solu Khumbu District, mountains north. Khumbu is north from Namche Bazaar. Solu is south including Gumdi, Sete, Junbesi, Phaplu, and Sallery villages. Rolwaling area, Janakpur zone north border, Dolakha and Ramechap districts, and Taplejung, Mechi zone. Possibly in Lukla. Also in Bhutan, China, India, South Korea, United States.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 xsr
Glottolog sher1255
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