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n. pl. Nuristani or Nu·ri·sta·nis
1. A member of an Indo-Iranian people inhabiting Nuristan.
2. Any of the Indo-Iranian languages spoken by the Nuristani.
3. A subbranch of the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family consisting of the languages of the Nuristani.


(ˌnʊər əˈstɑ ni, -ˈstæn i)

n., pl. -nis.
1. a native or inhabitant of Nuristan.
2. a group of languages spoken in Nuristan.
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Besides Durand Line agreement, in 1892 and 1893, Abdur Rahman Khan had started his great war against non-Pashtuns particularly the Hazara and then the Nuristani peoples.