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Wotapuri-Katarqalai

An extinct language of Afghanistan

ISO 639-3wsv

Population  Extinct. 60 households in Katarqalai in 1935; 1 speaker found in 1955.
Region  Nuristan, south of Waigali area, Wotapuri and Katarqalai towns.
Classification  Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Northwestern zone, Dardic, Kohistani
Language use  Shifted to Pashto [pbu] or [pbt].
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%.
Comments  Muslim.
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