200 (1990), decreasing.
North-West Frontier, Kohistan district, Indus east bank, Kolai area, Mahrin village.
Also use Kohistani Shina [plk].
Arabic script, Nastaliq variant [Aran], in development.
Ancestral language of the Gabar Khel, a clan residing primarily in Mahrin (Indus Kohistan). Different from Gawri, an alternate name for Kalami [gwc].