Mumviri dialect

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Mumviri
Native to Afghanistan
Region basin of eastern Nuristan
Native speakers
perhaps 1,500 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog mumv1239[2]
Linguasphere 58-ACB-ac

Mumviri is a dialect of the Kamkata-viri Nuristani language spoken by perhaps 1,500 of the Mumo people of Afghanistan. There are only slight differences to the Kata-vari, Mumviri has Kamviri phonetic features. The most used alternative name is Bashgali, which derive from Khowar.

Mumviri is spoken in the Mangul, Sasku and Gabalgrom in the Bashgal Valley.

References

  1. ^ Richard F. Strand
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mumviri". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  • The Mumo. Retrieved July 10, 2006, from Richard F. Strand: Nuristan, Hidden Land of the Hindu-Kush [1].

External links

  • Nuristan: Hidden Land of the Hindu Kush -Includes a lexicon of Kamviri and more information.


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