• Language: Takpa
  • Alternate names: Dwags, Dakpa, Northern Monpa, Cuona Menba, 錯那門巴
  • Language code: twm
  • Language family: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Western Tibeto-Burman, Bodish, East Bodish (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: a few thousand
  • Vulnerability: Threatened
  • Script: Devanagari script.

More information:

    Glossonym: Tawan Monba in Tibet. Monpa (Moinba), ‘man of the lower country’, refers to several ethnically related peoples, which may not be related linguistically. Buddhist.

    The original ISO code [tkk] has merged with [twm] since 2010 (http://www-01.sil.org/iso639-3/chg_detail.asp?id=2010-017&lang=tkk)