Gawar-Bati

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A language of Afghanistan

Alternate Names
Arandui, Gowari, Narisati, Narsati, Satre
Population

8,000 in Afghanistan. Population total all countries: 9,500.

Location

Kunar valley. 8 or 9 villages.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 47% with Shumashti [sts], 44% with Dameli [dml], 42% with Savi [sdg] and Grangali [nli].

Language Use

Also use Southern Pashto [pbt].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Muslim (Sunni).

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