Dardic language


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Noun1.Dardic language - any of a group of Indic languages spoken in Kashmir and eastern Afghanistan and northern Pakistan
Indic, Indo-Aryan - a branch of the Indo-Iranian family of languages
Shina - a Dardic language spoken in northern Kashmir
Khowar - a Dardic language spoken in northwestern Pakistan
Kafiri - a Dardic language spoken by the Kafir in northeastern Afghanistan
Kashmiri - the official state language of Kashmir
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Being a speaker of a Dardic language in Gilgit-Baltistan, I feel intellectual and existential affinity with Zubair's views and plans regarding language rights and preservation.
Dumaki is nota Dardic language--even though it has been heavily influenced by Dardic Shina, by an unknown other Dardic language and by Burushaski--but is related to languages of the North Indian plains.
Torwali is a Dardic language of the Indo-Aryan family, mainly spoken in the Bahrain and Chail areas of district Swat in northern Pakistan.
Notes on Phalura, an unknown Dardic language of Chitral.
In 1990 DeLancey was less certain about the touchstone quality of the pure Hare mirative, writing of lo in Hare that "precisely this semantic category occurs in the evidential systems of at least three other unrelated languages", namely Turkish, Tibetan, and "the Dardic languages Kalasha and Khowar" (4) (DeLancey 1990: 157).