Dzongkha or Bhutanese is spoken by about 130,000 people in Bhutan, where it is the national language. Learn this beautiful language with its traditional form and modern sounds! A South Tibetic language closely related to Sikkimese, and to a number of other languages spoken in Bhutan, such as Chocangaca, Brokpa, Brokkat and Lakha, the language is written with the Tibetan alphabet.
The Bhutan name for their country is Druk Yul which means “Land of the Thunder Dragon”. Druk, the thunder dragon is the national symbol for Bhutan, even appearing on their flag. It is a part of Bhutanese mythology. The leaders in Bhutan are called, Druk Gyalpo, or Dragon Kings. Immerse yourself in the language of the “Land of the Thunder Dragons”.
With our Dzongkha Starter Microlearning Course, you can: