Yakkha
Region Nepal, Sikkim
Speakers
20,000 (2011 census)
Family
Sino-Tibetan
Writing
Devanagari
AreaKoshi zone, Terhathum District, Sankhuwasawa District, Dhankuta District. East of middle Arun River between Hinuwankhola north and Leguwakhola south. Northern Yakha is in south Sankhuwasawa District and adjoining strip of land in extreme north Dhankuta District; Southern Yakha in Dhankuta District; Eastern Yakha in Mechi zone, Ilam and Panchthar districts. Also in India.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 ybh – inclusive code
Individual codes:
lmh – Lambichhong (duplicate code)
phw – Phangduwali (duplicate code)
luu – Lumba-Yakkha (duplicate code)
Glottolog yakk1236
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