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Takpa [Dwags] is spoken in the very western tip of Arunachal, where it is often referred to as "Northern Monpa". It resembles the Bumtang languages of central Bhutan. The language is also spoken in Tibet, where it is known as "Cuona Menba". (Michailovsky and Mazaudon 1994, van Driem 1992:11).

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 Robbins Burling: “The Tibeto-Burman Languages of Northeastern India”.   University of Michigan