Languages of Afghanistan

2017-07-27T21:14:46+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Hazaragi dialect, Wakhi language, Shughni language, Central Pashto, Tirahi language, Wanetsi, Northern Pashto, Pashto, Uzbek language, Brahui language, Central Asian Arabic, Saraiki dialect, Afshar language, Moghol language, Gawar-Bati language, Munji language, Jakati language, Dari language, Askunu language, Kamkata-viri language, Sanglechi language, Wasi-wari, Waigali language, Nangalami language, Shumashti language, Parachi language, Domari language, Pashayi languages, Afghan Sign Language, Tregami language, Ormuri, Sistani dialect, Adurgari, Mumviri dialect flashcards Languages of Afghanistan
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  • Hazaragi dialect
    Hazaragi (Persian: هزارگی‎‎) is a dialect of the Persian language, more precisely a part of the Dari dialect continuum (one of the main languages of Afghanistan), and is mutually intelligible with Dari.
  • Wakhi language
    Wakhi is an Indo-European language in the Eastern Iranian branch of the language family spoken today in Wakhan District, Afghanistan and also in Northern Pakistan, China, and Tajikistan.
  • Shughni language
    Shughni is one of the Pamir languages of the Southeastern Iranian language group.
  • Central Pashto
    Central Pashto (Pashto: منځنۍ پښتو‎ manźanəi pax̌to) is the standardized variety of Pashto which serves as a prestige Pashto dialect, and is based on the Ghilji dialect, spoken in the central Ghilji region, which covers the eastern Afghan region of Paktika, northern Zabul, southern Ghazni, and some surrounding region.
  • Tirahi language
    Tirahi, also called Dardù, is a nearly extinct if not already extinct Dardic language of the Kohistani group spoken in the Nangarhar Province of Northeastern Afghanistan.
  • Wanetsi
    Waṇētsī (Pashto: وڼېڅي‎), also called Tarīnō (Pashto: ترينو‎), Chalgarī (Pashto: څلګري‎ tsalgarī), or Waneci, is a Pashto dialect which is spoken by a small population of Tareen tribes in Pakistan and Afghanistan, primarily in Harnai and Sinjawi area east of Quetta, northern Balochistan, Pakistan.
  • Northern Pashto
    Northern Pashto or Northeastern Pashto, sometimes known as Pekhawari Pashto after its principal subdialect, is a Northern dialect of Pashto spoken in northern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.
  • Pashto
    Pashto (English pronunciation: /ˈpʌʃtoʊ/, rarely /ˈpæʃtoʊ/; Pashto: پښتو‎ Pax̌tō [ˈpəʂt̪oː]), also known in older literature as Afghānī (افغانى) or Paṭhānī, is the South-Central Asian language of the Pashtuns.
  • Uzbek language
    Uzbek is a Turkic language and the official language of Uzbekistan.
  • Brahui language
    Brahui /brəˈhuːi/ (Brahui: براہوئی) is a Dravidian language spoken by the Brahui people in the central Balochistan region of Pakistan and Afghanistan, and by expatriate Brahui communities in Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, and Iran.
  • Central Asian Arabic
    Central Asian Arabic is a variety of Arabic spoken in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, and currently facing extinction.
  • Saraiki dialect
    (Not to be confused with the Siraiki dialect of Sindhi.) Saraiki (سرائیکی Sarā'īkī) is a language variety of Western Punjabi.
  • Afshar language
    Afshar or Afshari, also known as "Afshar Azerbaijani" is a Turkic language spoken in Turkey, Iran, Syria, and parts of Afghanistan by the Afshar people.
  • Moghol language
    Moghol (or Mogholi) is a Mongolic language once spoken in the region of Herat, Afghanistan, in the villages of Kundur and Karez-i-Mulla.
  • Gawar-Bati language
    Gawar-Bati (Narsati) is a language spoken in Chitral, Pakistan and across the border in Afghanistan.
  • Munji language
    The Munji language, also Munjani language, is a Pamir language spoken in Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan.
  • Jakati language
    The Jakati or Inku language is spoken by several small, supposedly Romani ethnic groups (Jāt) in Afghanistan.
  • Dari language
    Dari (Dari: دری‎ [dæˈɾiː]) or Dari Persian (Dari: فارسی دری‎ [fɒːɾsije dæˈɾiː]) is the variety of the Persian language spoken in Afghanistan.
  • Askunu language
    It is classified as member of the Nuristani sub-family of the Indo-Iranian languages.
  • Kamkata-viri language
    Kamkata-vari, the largest Nuristani language, contains the main dialects Kata-vari, Kamviri and Mumviri.
  • Sanglechi language
    Sanglechi is an Iranian language spoken in two villages in the Zebak District of Afghanistan.
  • Wasi-wari
    Wasi-wari (Vasi-vari, Wasi-weri) is the language of the Wasi people, spoken in a few villages in the Pârun Valley (Prasun Valley) in Afghanistan.
  • Waigali language
    Waigali is a language spoken by about 10,000 Kalasha people of the Waigal Valley in Afghanistan's Nuristan Province.
  • Nangalami language
    Nangalami, or Grangali, is a Dardic language of Afghanistan.
  • Shumashti language
    Shumashti – also known as Shumasht – is a Dardic language spoken in parts of western Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan.
  • Parachi language
    The Parachi language is an Iranian language.
  • Domari language
    Domari is an Indo-Aryan language, spoken by older Dom people scattered across the Middle East and North Africa.
  • Pashayi languages
    Pashayi or Pashai (sometimes referred to colloquially in neighbouring languages as "Shari") is a group of languages spoken by the Pashai people in parts of Kapisa, Laghman, Nuristan, Kunar, and Nangarhar Provinces in Northeastern Afghanistan.
  • Afghan Sign Language
    Afghan Sign Language is the deaf sign language of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan, possibly with some presence in Kabul.
  • Tregami language
    Tregami (Trigami), or Katar Gambiri, is a language spoken in the villages of Gambir, Kaṭâr, and Devoz in the Tregâm Valley off the lower Pech River in the Watapur District of Kunar Province in Afghanistan.
  • Ormuri
    Ormuri (also known as Oormuri, Urmuri, Ormur, Ormui, Bargista, Baraks, and Baraki) is a dialect of Waziri Pashto spoken in Waziristan.
  • Sistani dialect
    Sistani (also known as Sistanian) is a dialect continuum spoken by Sistani people mainly in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan and Turkmenistan.
  • Adurgari
    Adurgari (ادرغارى) is a secret cant of the nomadic Shaikh Mohammadi tribe of peddlers of Afghanistan, used especially in the presence of outsiders.
  • Mumviri dialect
    Mumviri is a dialect of the Kamkata-viri Nuristani language spoken by perhaps 1,500 of the Mumo people of Afghanistan.
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