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Pali

An extinct language of India

ISO 639-3: pli

Population Extinct.
Region Also spoken in Myanmar, Sri Lanka.
Classification Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Unclassified
Language use Used as the literary language of the Buddhist scriptures.
Language development NT: 1835.
Comments Buddhist.

Also spoken in:

Myanmar

Language name   Pali
Population Extinct.
Language use Used as the literary language of the Buddhist Scriptures.
Comments Buddhist.
   

Sri Lanka

Language name   Pali
Population Extinct.
Language use The literary language of the Buddhist scriptures. Monks from different countries may speak Pali to each other. Sri Lankan history has been recorded in Pali.
Comments Buddhist.