Mastering Lao will take from you 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated 2 point.
Learning Dzongkha might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 2.
You will most likely find people, who speaks Lao in Laos, Thailand, Australia, Cambodia, Canada, France, Thailand, and USA..
Number of native speakers is about 3,000,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 3,200,000. The biggest country in which Lao is used as a native language is Laos.
Native speakers of Dzongkha are mostly from Bhutan and are about 171,080 people.
Dzongkha are spoken fluently by 640,000 people.
The language is spoken in Bhutan, North Bengal.
Lao came from Tai-Kadai language family.
Sino-Tibetan language is the origin of Dzongkha language.