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Saraiki

Source: Actaf Hussain




Profile


Native Name
None

Total Speakers
15,020,000 (1976)


Usage By Country
Home Speakers: Pakistan, India, United Kingdom

Background
It is spoken in southern Punjab and northern Sind, Indus river valley, Jampur area. It is also spoken in the United Kingdom. Saraiki belongs to the Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan family. Until recently it was considered to be a dialect of Panjabi.

Received 10/10/2000
Posted 10/20/2000
Checked