Nubri language

The Nubri people are said to have settled in the valley from Tibet about 400 years ago. There are now roughly 2000 people throughout Nubri Valley, which extends from Kutang in the lower valley , where they speak Kuke, up to Samdo in the upper valley, where they speak a variety much closer to Kyirong Tibetan. In between, from Prok to Samagaun, Nubri (ISO 639-3 kte) is spoken. We have worked mostly with data from Samagaun so far, but hope to gather more information about the other dialects soon.

Enjoy some pictures of Nubri Valley here.

Some sample phrases are also available.