Palula

Facts

  • Language: Palula
  • Alternate names: Biyori, Dangarikwar, Palola, Phalulo, Phalura
  • Language code: phl
  • Language family: Indo-European, Classical Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Indo-Aryan Northwestern zone, Shinaic, Western Shinaic, Dangari
  • Number of speakers: 10000
  • Script: Arabic script.

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    Introduction

    Palula and also known as Ashreti (Aćharêtâʹ) or Dangarikwar, is a Dardic language spoken by approximately 10,000 people in the valleys of Ashret and Biori, as well as in the village of Puri in the Shishi valley and at least by a portion of the population in the village Kalkatak, in the Chitral District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is closely related to the Sawi language of Afghanistan and to Kalkoti, which is spoken in Dir District.

    The Palula Verb

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