Language:  Sherpa

Estimated Global Speakers

151,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

6

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(6 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Dolpa Nepal 4,700
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,800
 Sherpa China 1,200
 Sherpa Nepal 126,000
 Sherpa United States 5,100
 Tokpegola Nepal 1,700
  Totals:  6     6
Secondary Language
(23 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Asur India 38,000
 Baiga India 677,000
 Bhote Nepal 15,000
 Bhotia India 135,000
 Bhotia Sikkim Bhutan 6,100
 Bhotia Sikkim India 82,000
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 138,000
 Chhetri Nepal 5,035,000
Gurung Ghale Nepal 26,000
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 603,000
Gyalsumdo Nepal 500
 Jad India 2,600
 Kanaura India 63,000
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa Nepal 1,300
 Momba India 5,300
 Newah Nepal 1,514,000
 Rai Nepal 709,000
 Rongkup India 79,000
 Sarki Nepal 430,000
Sauria Paharia India 62,000
 Sherpa India 44,000
 Swangla India 11,000
 Tamang Nepal 1,758,000
  Totals:  23     15

Language Alternate Names
Central Sherpa (Solu)
Dolakha
East Sherpa (Dolakha)
Khumbu
North Sherpa (Khumbu)
Ramechhap
Serwa
Sharpa
Sharpa Bhotia
Sherwi tamnye
Solu
South Sherpa
West Sherpa
Xarba
Xiaerba

Dialects
Central Sherpa
East Sherpa
Khumbu
North Sherpa
Ramechaap
Solu
Twerpa
West Sherpa

Dialect Alternate Names
Khumbu
Namche Bazar
Serwa: Solu
Sharpa: Solu
Sherpa
Sherpa: Solu
Sherpa: Solu Khumbu
Sherpa: Solu-Khumba/Namche Baz
Sherpa: Solukhumbu
Sherpa: Solu-Khumbu
Solu Khumbu
Solu-khumba/namche Baz
Solukhumbu
Solu-khumbu
Xiaerba: Solu


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1975-2008
New Testament 2014-2015
Complete Bible None Reported

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Format Resource (Direct link) Source (General link)
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Portions General / Other
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sherpa Jesus Film Project
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
General Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file Faith Comes by Hearing
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Sherpa YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter The Ancient Path Live Global