Brower, Barbara. 1991. Sherpa of Khumbu: People, Livestock, and Landscape. Delhi: Oxford University Press

Fisher, James F. 1990. Sherpas: reflections on change in Himalayan Nepal. Berkeley: University of California Press

Genetti, Carol (ed.). 2004. Tibeto-Burman Languages of Nepal: Manange and Sherpa. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics

Givón, Talmy. 1980. “The drift away from ergativity: diachronic potentials in Sherpa.” Folia Linguistica 1.1: 41–60.

Gordon, Kent. 1969. Sherpa phonemic summary. Kirtipur, Nepal: Summer Institute of Linguistics and Tribhuvan University

Hale, Austin. 1968. "Some dimensions of contrast in Sherpa phonology." Journal of the Tribhuvan University, Special linguistic number, 89-104

Lee, Sang Yong. 2003. “A sociolinguistic survey of Sherpa.” Tej Ratna Kansakar & Mark Turin (eds.). Themes in Himalayan Languages. Heidelberg: South Asia Institute & Kathmandu: Tribhuvan University. 81-95

Nagano, Yasuhiko. 1980. Amdo Sherpa Dialect: A Material for Tibetan Dialectology.  Tokyo: Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (Monument Serindica, 7)

Oppitz, Michael. 1974. “Myths and facts: Reconstructing some data concerning the clan history of the Sherpa.” In: Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf (ed.): Contributions to the Anthropology of Nepal. Warminster: Aris and Phillips

Schöttelndreyer, Burkhard. 1980. “Vowel and tone patterns in the Sherpa verb.” Pacific Linguistics, Series A, No. 53:113-23

Schoettelndreyer, Heiderose. 1971. “A guide to Sherpa tone.” Guide to Tone in Nepal: Part 5: Sherpa and Sunwar Tone Studies. Kathmandu: Tribhuvan University and Summer Institute of Linguistics

Sprigg, R.K. 1980. “’Vocalic Alternation’ in the Balti, the Lhasa, and the Sherpa Verb, as a Guide to Alternations in Written Tibetan, and to Proto-Tibetan Reconstruction.” Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 43:110-22.

Tournadre, Nicolas,  Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa, Gyurme Chodrak & Guillaume Oisel. 2009. Sherpa-English and English-Sherpa Dictionary with Literary Tibetan and  Nepali Equivalents.Kathmandu: Vajra Publications.

Watters, Stephen A. 1999. “Tonal Contrasts in  Sherpa.” In: Yadava & Glover (eds.). Topics in Nepalese Linguistics. Kathmandu: Royal Nepal Academy. 54-77