Brahui


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Brahui

(brɑːˈhuːɪ)
npl -hui or -huis
1. (Languages) a language spoken in Pakistan, forming an isolated branch of the Dravidian family
2. (Peoples) a member of the people that speaks this language
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Noun1.Brahui - a member of a Dravidian people living in Pakistan
Pakistani - a native or inhabitant of Pakistan
2.Brahui - an isolated Dravidian language spoken by the Brahui in Pakistan
North Dravidian - a Dravidian language spoken primarily in eastern India
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Similarly, three distinct trekking routes are described in the transhumant system in Baluchistan province of Pakistan, where the Balochi and Brahui tribes are predominantly transhumant pastoralists using the three ancient trekking routes for transhumance (Akhtar et al.
This year, a grand Urdu mushaira was arranged and time slots were also dedicated to poetry recitals in Balochi, Brahui, Hazargi and Pashto.
He underscored the need to take steps for the promotion of country's widely spoken languages like Pashto,Punjabi, Sindhi, Saraiki and Brahui.
In Seraiki Prose, Dr Maher Abdul Haq Award is given to Irshad Taunsvi for his book 'Ishq Asda Deen.' Brahui PoetryTaj Muhammad Tajal Award is given to Zahid Nazir for his book titled 'Hatam Naa To Be.' In Brahui Prose, Ghulam Nabi Rahi Awardis is announced for Mir Brahui on his book 'Saka Maah Gul.' In Hindko Poetry, Saeen Ahmad Ali Award is announced for Hasam Hur on his book 'Hasanat Jameeu Khisalehi.' In English Prose, Pitras Bukhari Award is given to Mian Raza Rabbani for his book titled 'Invisible People' and in Translation Muhamamd Hasan Askari Award is given to Huma Anwar for her book 'Chalees Cheragh Ishq Ke.'
In addition, in Brahui poetry, Taj Muhammad Tajal Award was given to Zahid Nazir on his book Hatam Naa To Be; in Brahui prose, Ghulam Nabi Rahi Award was given to Mir Brahui on his book 'Saka Maah Gul'; in Hindko poetry, Saeen Ahmad Ali Award was given to Hasam Hur on his book 'Hasanat Jameeu Khisalehi'; in English prose, Pitras Bukhari Award was given to Mian Raza Rabbani on his book Invisible People and in translation, Hasan Askari Award was given to Huma Anwar on her book 'Chalees Cheragh Ishq Ke'.
The session paid glowing tribute to Rabia Khuzdari, first Persian poetess of Balochistan and stated that the province owing to its rich cultural and historical background kept alive the names of women who had played an important part in the development of Balochi, Brahui, Urdu and Pashto languages.
There are evident similarities between Dravidian languages and Brahui in Balochistan and Elamite near Zagros mountains.
A 2011 report published by UNESCO stated that 27 languages in the country are vulnerable, including Pakistan's unique Dravidian language Brahui, which is mostly spoken in Balochistan.
The attacker was not a resident of the local area and instead hailed from Mirpur Sakro near Thatta in Sindh and was not versed in Brahui language.
Punjabi 48%, Sindhi 12%, Saraiki (a Punjabi variant) 10%, Pashto (alternate name, Pashtu) 8%, Urdu (official) 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, English (official; lingua franca of Pakistani elite and most government ministries), Burushaski, and other 8%
Hindkowans, Kalash, Ismailis, Burusho, Brahui, Khowar, Shina, Turwalis and Dardic etc), tribal people of Potohar Region and the tribal people of Kyber Pukhtunkhwa province.
During the two-day event main focus will be on development of six regional languages, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi, Brahui and Saraiki.