Khelma language

Region India
Ethnicity Sakachep
Native speakers
25,000 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 sch
Glottolog saka1283[2]

Sakachep AKA Khelma is an unclassified Sino-Tibetan (possibly Kukish) language of India. Dialects are Khelma, Thangkachep, and Sakachep (Ethnologue).

Geographical distribution

Ethnologue reports the following locations for Sakachep.


  1. Sakachep at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Sakachep". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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