Dzongkha

How to Create Documents with Bhutanese Text Corners

I have found many people struggling with complicated software like Photoshop and Illustrator to create certificate or invitation card with Bhutanese text corners. To create these documents, you do not have to use such complicated software. You can do these stuff using your friendly word processor(s). Here I will share how to create those documents …

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Your Companion in Bhutan – Dzongkha Phrasebook App

Mobile Dzongkha Phrasebook: If you’re planning to visit Bhutan and wondering how you can communicate with Bhutanese in their national language Dzongkha, here I am going to share about a handy mobile application for this purpose. It is called Dzongkha Phrases App. It is published both in Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store. It …

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Two New Technical Dzongkha Terms

Dzongkha Development Commission(DDC) recently published two new technological terms in their website. These two terms are Dzongkha terms for algorithm and artificial intelligence. DDC defines algorithm(རྩིས་ཐབས) as རྩིས་དང་འབྲེལ་བའི་དྲི་བ་ཅིག་གི་ལན་འཐོབ་ནིའི་དོན་ལུ་ གོ་རིམ་བཞིན་དུ་འབད་དགོ་པའི་བཀོད་རྒྱ། Algorithm DDC defines artificial intelligence (བཅོས་རིག) as གློག་རིག་གིས་ མི་བཟུམ་སྦེ་འབད་ཚུགས་པའི་བཟོ་བཅོས་འབད་ཡོད་པའི་རིག་པ། Coming up with such new terms are very important to keep Dzongkha language sufficiently rich in vocabulary …

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How to Setup Dzongkha Keyboard in Windows 10

Setting up the Dzongkha Keyboard is easier than ever before in Windows 10. Unlike earlier versions of Windows, you do not have to install DZ-BT-Locale (a Dzongkha Unicode tool, downloadable from DDC’s website). In Windows 10, Dzongkha keyboard comes with the Operating System itself. In several previous posts, I have shared about how to use …

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Dzongkha in Gboard – Google’s Android Keyboard

Smartphones can now render complex scripts from all over the world. In one of my posts, I have discussed how to install Dzongkha keyboard in android phones running on Android Operating System (OS) versions 5.x and lower. If your phone runs on the OS category mentioned above, possibly the solution I have shared in this …

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Top 5 Dzongkha Learning Apps

Dzongkha Apps

Dzongkha Apps: Here are some of the Dzongkha learning apps developed by various entities to promote Dzongkha through ICT. This approach is also expected to promote the use of Dzongkha in mobile phones. Notice: The images used here are from the app links indicated individually for each app.   i. Dzongkha for kids Size: 35MB Description: Dzongkha for kids is aimed at promoting Dzongkha through ICT. The app …

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