Ormuri

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A language of Pakistan

Alternate Names
Baraki, Baraks, Bargista, Ormui, Ormur, Urmuri
Population

6,000 in Pakistan (2004 Burki). Population total all countries: 6,050.

Location

Kaniguram, a pocket in Mahsud Pashto area northwest of Dera Ismail Khan, Wazirstan. Also in Afghanistan.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Kanigurami, Logar. Lexical similarity: 27% with Waneci [wne], 25%–33% with Pashto dialects.

Language Use

Kanigurami retain the language.

Language Development
Poetry. Dictionary. Grammar.
Writing
Arabic script.

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