Grangali

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A language of Afghanistan

Alternate Names
Gelangali, Jumiaki
Population

5,000 (1994).

Location

Konar province: Grangali and Zemiaki; Kandai on south Pech river, 2 small valleys; Nangarhar province: Dara-I-Nur district; Nangalami dialect in Ningalam village where Waigal and Pech rivers meet.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Nangalami (Ningalami), Zemiaki (Zamyaki). Zemiaki may be related to Waigali [wbk]. Lexical similarity: 63% with Shumashti [sts], 42% with Gawar-Bati [gwt].

Language Use

Nangalami may have no remaining speakers.

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

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Muslim.